Plcs Di Rti

Author: Judy Stoehr
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452238073
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A framework for weaving common threads into an artful solution Rather than buying individual books about professional learning communities (PLCs), differentiated instruction (DI), and Response to Intervention (RTI), invest wisely in one resource that synthesizes all three. The text uses a tapestry analogy to weave together these critical topics to form a comprehensive framework for achieving continuous school improvement. The result is a stronger foundation for school leaders’ and teachers’ instructional decisions based on: Utilizing PLCs as the framework for sharing new strategies and understandings Discussing data collected through assessments Evaluating data against benchmarks

Special And Gifted Education Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522500359
Size: 23.57 MB
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Diverse learners with exceptional needs require a specialized curriculum that will help them to develop socially and intellectually in a way that traditional pedagogical practice is unable to fulfill. As educational technologies and theoretical approaches to learning continue to advance, so do the opportunities for exceptional children. Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an exhaustive compilation of emerging research, theoretical concepts, and real-world examples of the ways in which the education of special needs and exceptional children is evolving. Emphasizing pedagogical innovation and new ways of looking at contemporary educational practice, this multi-volume reference work is ideal for inclusion in academic libraries for use by pre-service and in-service teachers, graduate-level students, researchers, and educational software designers and developers.

Educational Leadership And Administration Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522516255
Size: 67.26 MB
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The delivery of quality education to students relies heavily on the actions of an institution’s administrative staff. Effective leadership strategies allow for the continued progress of modern educational initiatives. Educational Leadership and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides comprehensive research perspectives on the multi-faceted issues of leadership and administration considerations within the education sector. Emphasizing theoretical frameworks, emerging strategic initiatives, and future outlooks, this publication is an ideal reference source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.

Handbook Of Orthography And Literacy

Author: R. Malatesha Joshi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113678134X
Size: 31.19 MB
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Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with different language backgrounds have begun examining the connection between their writing systems and literacy acquisition. This text, which derives from a NATO sponsored conference on orthography and literacy, brings together the research of 70 scholars from across the world--the largest assemblage of such experts to date. Their findings are grouped into three parts, as follows: Part I, Literacy Acquisition in Different Writing Systems, describes the relationship between orthography and literacy in twenty-five orthographic systems. This section serves as a handy reference source for understanding the orthographies of languages as diverse as Arabic, Chinese, English, Icelandic, Kannada, and Kishwahili. Part II, Literacy Acquisition From a Cross-Linguistic Perspective, makes direct comparisons of literacy acquisition in English and other orthographic systems. The overall conclusion that emerges from these eight chapters is that the depth of an orthographic system does influence literacy acquisition primarily by slowing down the acquisition of reading skills. Even so, studies show that dyslexic readers can be found across all orthographic systems whether shallow or deep, which shows that dyslexia also has internal cognitive and biological components. Part III, Literacy Acquisition: Instructional Perspectives, explores literacy acquisition from developmental and instructional perspectives and ends with a look into the future of literacy research. This Handbook is appropriate for scholars, researchers, and graduate students in such diverse fields as cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, literacy education, English as a second language, and communication disorders.

Integrating Curricula With Multiple Intelligences

Author: Robin J. Fogarty
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412955539
Size: 56.55 MB
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The authors demonstrate how to develop higher-order thinking, mindful decision making, and productive problem-solving skills in all students and provide a six-step process for developing thematic learning units.

Pick A Poem

Author: Helen H. Moore
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780545150460
Size: 66.76 MB
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Presents poems and nursery rhymes, including both classics and works written just for this collection, arranged around such frequently-taught primary school topics as seasons, holidays, weather, the alphabet, arithmetic, and animals.

Collaborative Teaming Third Edition

Author: Ph.D., Rachel Janney
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598576566
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Martha E. Snell is listed as the first author on the title page of the previous edition.

Rti And Di Response To Intervention And Differentiated Instruction

Author: Helene M. Hanson
Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing
ISBN: 1935609866
Size: 71.40 MB
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In today's diverse and inclusive classrooms, teachers face the challenge of delivering instruction that is effective and accessible to students with a wide range of needs, abilities, and learning styles. Newly updated for 2014, RTI & DI: Response to Intervention & Differentiated Instruction, by Helene Hanson, shows teachers how they can meet this challenge using the best practices of differentiated instruction (DI) within the framework of Response To Intervention (RTI). This laminated, six-page (tri-fold) guide clearly presents six common elements of RTI and DI that reflect the best practices in addressing classroom diversity within a standards-based curriculum, and provides examples for each. These include: ¿Student-centered activities ¿Flexible grouping ¿Learning centers/stations ¿Ongoing student assessment ¿Data-driven decision making ¿Collaboration and teaming Incorporating some or all of these elements into lesson plans has a proven beneficial impact on teaching and learning for all students. A valuable tool for general and special education teachers, RTI and DI also offers easy-to-implement strategies for planning, including opportunities for teachers to meet and plan together; suggestions for effective lesson plan design, such as active lessons and authentic practice; and caveats for learning.

Teacher Supervision And Evaluation

Author: James Nolan, Jr.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470084052
Size: 76.13 MB
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Now in its second edition, this brief yet comprehensive book will help readers develop an effective teacher supervision and evaluation system. It first focuses on classroom supervision and coaching, presenting differentiated supervision and professional development strategies for promoting teacher growth. The book then examines the principles, standards, and procedures for effective teacher evaluation as well as addresses the supervision and evaluation of preservice, novice, and marginal teachers.