Ready-to-Use Differentiation Strategies (Grades 6-8)

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Not all differentiation strategies need to be time consuming and complex in development on the part of the teacher. Ready-to-Use Differentiation Strategies (Grades 6—8) introduces various low-preparation, low-stress differentiation activities and strategies that can be implemented immediately in any content area in grades 6—8. Each differentiation strategy encourages higher level thinking and intellectual risk taking while accommodating different learning styles.

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Overview

Not all differentiation strategies need to be time consuming and complex in development on the part of the teacher. Ready-to-Use Differentiation Strategies (Grades 6—8) introduces various low-preparation, low-stress differentiation activities and strategies that can be implemented immediately in any content area in grades 6—8. Each differentiation strategy encourages higher level thinking and intellectual risk taking while accommodating different learning styles.

This book features a description of each strategy, how it serves students, and tips and techniques for making it your own, as well as how to use each strategy in the classroom with students. Following each explanation, specific examples are included, as well as templates to make each technique ready to use. This book also provides templates that can be used to develop new lessons using each strategy. Ready-to-Use Differentiation Strategies (Grades 6—8) provides an easy-to-use way to begin differentiating for all students in the classroom!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593638382
  • Publisher: Prufrock Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Pages: 137
  • Sales rank: 1,407,231
  • Age range: 11 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

After teaching science for more than 15 years, both overseas and in the U.S., Laurie E. Westphal now works as an independent gifted education and science consultant nationwide. She enjoys developing and presenting staff development on differentiation for various districts and conferences, working with teachers to assist them in planning and developing lessons to meet the needs of their advanced students. She is the author of the Differentiating Instruction with Menus series and Hands-On Physical Science.
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