Synopses & Reviews
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
Information to help teachers comply with federal mandates such as NCLB and the reauthorization of IDEA 2004
63 Tactics for Teaching Diverse Learners: Grades 612 allows teachers to match specific needs with an easily accessible set of solutions and enable all learners to achieve success in the classroom.
"This text is a valuable resource for educators responsible for implementing instruction for a diverse population. 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. It serves as a practical guide, reflective of current mandates while communicating realistic outcomes."
Evelyn B. Barese, Assistant Professor of Education, Mount Saint Mary College
"This book leads you through useful tactics in four main areas of instruction, including: planning, managing, delivering, and evaluation. The tactics have been designed to help teachers facilitate learning for all students across different subject areas. The information is very functional, including authentic examples from classroom teachers and research to support the effectiveness."
Kelly ONeal-Hixson, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Emporia State University
"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
"Special educators really need day-to-day tactics they can use in the school setting. This book provides those in spadesit gives teachers cutting-edge tips they can use Monday through Friday. The authors have hit one out of the park. This is a book all special educators will want to keep within easy reach."
Rosemary Barton Tobin, Professor of Education, Emmanuel College
About the Author
Bob Algozzine: Bob Algozzine is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina and project codirector of the US Department of Education-supported Behavior and Reading Improvement Center. With twenty-five years of research experience and extensive firsthand knowledge of teaching students classified as seriously emotionally disturbed, Algozzine is a uniquely qualified staff developer, conference speaker, and teacher of behavior management and effective teaching courses. He is active in special education practice as a partner and collaborator with professionals in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in North Carolina and as an editor of several journals focused on special education. Algozzine has written more than 250 manuscripts on special education topics, including many books and textbooks on how to manage emotional and social behavior problems. He lives in Chapel Hill, NC.