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63 tactics for teaching diverse learners, grades 6-12 / Bob Algozzine, Pam Campbell, Adam Wang.


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Algozzine, Robert.
Publication date:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2009.
  • Book
  • xvi, 182 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Title Variation:
Sixty-three tactics for teaching diverse learners, grades 6-12
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-179) and index.
  • Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors Part I. Planning Instruction 1. Decide What to Teach 2. Decide How to Teach 3. Communicate Realistic Expectations Part II. Managing Instruction 4. Prepare for Instruction 5. Use Time Productively 6. Establish Positive Environments Part III. Delivering Instruction 7. Present Information 8. Monitor Presentations 9. Adjust Presentations Part IV. Evaluating Instruction 10. Monitor Student Understanding 11. Monitor Engaged Time 12. Keep Records of Student Progress 13. Use Data to Make Decisions References Additional Readings Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
'What a wonderful and essential resource! In the age of differentiated instruction, this resource provides a wide array of authentic approaches that I can use in my classroom today! This book offers the reader real-life solutions to a challenge that teachers face every day: truly educating all students by giving them the tools they need to have a successful future' - Kendra Sarabia, English Teacher Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, Harwich, MA. 'Grounded in research and theory, this book provides important foundational knowledge and outlines a comprehensive approach to the planning, management, delivery, and evaluation of instruction for diverse populations' - Evelyn B. Barese, Assistant Professor of Education , Mount Saint Mary's College. This collection of evidence-based instructional strategies enables general and special education teachers, novice or experienced, to address the learning needs of all students in diverse, inclusive classrooms. The authors provide a practical, research-based teaching model that focuses on planning, managing, delivering, and evaluating instruction for middle and secondary students with or without disabilities. Readers will find: descriptions of how to teach students with different learning styles and needs; specific instructions for using each tactic, with helpful comments from practicing teachers and literature resources; a wealth of reproducible worksheets; help for choosing appropriate strategies for specific subject areas, grade ranges, or learning difficulties; and, information to help teachers comply with federal mandates such as NCLB and the reauthorization of IDEA 2004 63. "Tactics for Teaching Diverse Learners, Grades 6-12" allows teachers to match specific needs with an easily accessible set of solutions and enable all learners to achieve success in the classroom.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Campbell, Pam, 1942-
Wang, Adam, 1956-

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