Synopses & Reviews
Proven ways to help special education, "slow", and "remedial" students learn and achieve.
From the relentless pressure to make sure that all students score at the proficient level on high-stakes tests, to the rigorous requirements of ?No Child Left Behind, ? teachers are being held more accountable than ever before?making this book more important than ever before. A gold mine of practical, easy-to-use teaching methods, strategies, and tips, it helps teachers differentiate the curriculum in all subject areas to meet the needs of all learners?including those labeled ?slow, ? ?remedial, ? or ?LD, ? students of poverty, English language learners, and others who struggle to learn. Full of proven ways to significantly improve learning outcomes for students who score below proficiency levels, this is an essential resource for every educator. Includes reproducibles.
Table of Contents
Making all students welcome in your classroom -- Getting everyone involved -- Understanding learning difficulties and intervening effectively -- Matching your teaching to your students' learning styles -- Teaching so all students can learn -- Teaching reading : stories -- Teaching reading : sounds, vocabulary, and spelling -- Teaching writing -- Learning and studying in the content areas -- Improving students' success in math -- Assessing and evaluating what students learn -- Teaching sudents how to behave appropriately -- Enlisting parents as partners in learning -- Appendix : Sources for learning and teaching materials.