The Best of Corwin: Differentiated Instruction

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The definitive guide to differentiated instruction

The Best of Corwin:Differentiated Instruction features a tapestry of critical information to guide teachers in implementing differentiation. Helpful tools include standards-based lesson- and unit- planning templates, graphic organizers, and brain-based ...

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Overview

The definitive guide to differentiated instruction

The Best of Corwin:Differentiated Instruction features a tapestry of critical information to guide teachers in implementing differentiation. Helpful tools include standards-based lesson- and unit- planning templates, graphic organizers, and brain-based research. The compilation also provides:

  • Strategies for understanding students' needs
  • Tips for accommodating various learning styles
  • Curriculum approaches for data-driven instruction
  • Proven best teaching practices
  • Guidance in creating a positive learning environment

Also included is a chapter that offers an in-depth look at middle and high school learners and the need for differentiation to satisfy their developmental needs.

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Editorial Reviews

Kathy Zachel
"Builds connections between many ideas being promoted in educational journals, including brain research, learning styles, multiple intelligence and gifted education. It takes a complete look at differentiated instruction and argues the need for regular and special education staff to work together.A book that should be read by all educators."
Kathy Zachel
"Builds connections between many ideas being promoted in educational journals, including brain research, learning styles, multiple intelligence and gifted education. It takes a complete look at differentiated instruction and argues the need for regular and special education staff to work together.A book that should be read by all educators."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452217406
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/21/2011
  • Series: Best of Corwin Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Gayle Gregory is an internationally known consultant who has specialized in brain compatible learning and differentiated instruction and assessment.

She presents practical teacher/student-friendly strategies grounded in sound research that educators find easy to use in the classroom or schoolhouse tomorrow. Her interactive style and modeling of strategies help teachers and administrators transfer new ideas with ease.

She has had extensive experience in elementary, middle and secondary schools, community colleges and universities. Gayle has also had district leadership roles including curriculum coordinator and staff development director. She has worked with Instructional Leadership Teams in many schools and district throughout the country focusing on data analysis, using assessment, both formative and summative, and differentiating instruction based on readiness, learning profiles and interests.

Her areas of expertise include brain-compatible learning, block scheduling, emotional intelligence, instructional and assessment practices, differentiated instructional strategies, using data to differentiate, literacy, presentation skills, renewal of secondary schools, enhancing teacher quality, coaching and mentoring, managing change and building professional learning communities.

She is the author and co-author of numerous publications for teachers and administrators.

Gayle believes in life long learning for herself and others.

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Table of Contents

Preface - Gayle H. Gregory
Introduction - Gayle H. Gregory
About the Editor
About the Contributors
1. Creating a Climate for Learning - Gayle H. Gregory and Carolyn Chapman
2. Getting to Know Your Students: Learning Strengths - Marilee Sprenger
3. Differentiating for Different Learning Styles - Donna Walker Tileston
4. Curriculum Approaches for Data-Driven Instruction - Gayle H. Gregory and Lin Kuzmich
5. Differentiated Instruction and Strategies - Kathy Tuchman Glass
6. Graphic Organizers: Tools to Promote Differentiation - Patti Drapeau
7. Differentiation and Adolescent Development - Glenda Beamon Crawford
8. Interface Between Gifted Education and General Education: Toward Communication, Cooperation, and Collaboration - Carol Ann Tomlinson, Mary Ruth Coleman, Susan Allan, Anne Udall, and Mary Slade
9. Putting It All Together in Your Differentiated Classroom - Gayle H. Gregory and Carolyn Chapman
References
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