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63 tactics for teaching diverse learners, K-6 / Bob Algozzine, Pam Campbell, Adam Wang.


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Algozzine, Robert.
Publication date:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2009.
  • Book
  • xiv, 139 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Title Variation:
Sixty-three tactics for teaching diverse learners, K-6
Includes bibliographical references (p. 128-137) and index.
  • Preface Acknowledgements About the Authors Part 1: Planning Instruction 1: Decide What to Teach Assess to Identify Gaps in Performance Establish Logical Sequences of Instruction Consider Contextual Variable 2: Decide How to Teach Set Instructional Goals Establish Performance Standards Choose Instructional Methods and Materials Establish Groups Structures Pace Instruction Appropriately Monitor Performance and RePlan Instruction 3: Communicate Realistic Expectations Teach Goals, Objective, and Standards Teach Students to be Active, Involved Learners Teach Students Consequences of Performance Part II: Managing Instruction 4: Prepare for Instruction Set Classroom Rules Communicate and Teach Classroom Rules Communicate Consequences of Behavior Handle Disruptions Efficiently Teach Students to Manage their own Behavior 5: Use Time Productively Establish Routines and Procedures Organize Physical Space Allocate Sufficient Time to Academic Activities 6: Establish Positive Classroom Environment Make the Classroom a Pleasant, Friendly Place Accept Individual Differences Establish Supportive, Cooperative Learning Environments Create a Nonthreatening Learning Environment Part III: Delivering Instruction 7: Present Information Presenting Content Motivating Students Teaching Thinking Skills Providing Relevant Practice 8: Monitor Presentations Providing Feedback Keeping Students Actively Involved Ch. 9: Adjust Presentations Adapt Lessons to Meet Student Needs Provide Varied Instructional Options Alter Pace Part IV: Evaluating Instruction 10: Monitor Student Understanding Check Understanding of Directions Check Procedural Understanding Monitor Student Success Rate 11: Monitor Engaged Time Check Student Participation Teach Students to Monitor their own Participation Ch. 12: Keep Records of Student Progress Teach Students to Chart their own Progress Regularly Inform Students of Performance Maintain Records of Student Performance 13: Use Data to Make Decisions Use Data to Decide if More Services are Warranted Use Student Progress to Make Teaching Decisions Use Student Progress to Decide When to Discontinue Service References Additional Readings Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Evidence-based practices to help you meet students' diverse learning needs in your classroom! This collection presents teacher-tested instructional strategies and tactics that have proven highly successful for primary students with or without disabilities and across content and grade levels. The authors provide a practical, research-based teaching model that focuses on planning, managing, delivering, and evaluating instruction. Readers will find: descriptions of how to teach students with diverse learning styles and needs; feedback from teachers on each of the tactics; indexes for finding practices relevant to a specific subject, grade, or learning difficulty; and, a listing by disability for locating the instructional approach best suited to individual students' special needs.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Campbell, Pam, 1942-
Wang, Adam, 1956-

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