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The Best of Corwin: Differentiated Instruction in Literacy, Math, and Science
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The Best of Corwin: Differentiated Instruction in Literacy, Math, and Science

Edited by:
  • Leslie Laud - Bank Street College of Education, New York, USA


May 2015 | 216 pages | Corwin
Content-specific DI guidance from the best minds in education The Best of Corwin series showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications for a powerful compilation of perspectives on important education issues and topics. In this collection, current research on the most effective differentiation practices for teaching students at all levels of proficiency in literacy, mathematics, and science is brought alive through the many strategies and classroom examples from prominent authors Topics covered include:Reading and writing: A comprehensive array of models for differentiating reading instruction, an approach to gradual release of responsibility to accelerate progress, and multi-tiered writing instructionMathematics: Support for both low- and high-achieving students, including interventions and challenges, and the implementation of RTI in math instructionScience: Models and methods for increasing student achievement through differentiated science inquiry From the differentiation of content to the differentiation of instructional methods to the pacing of material to meet different studentsÆ needs, everything you need to begin and master differentiated instruction is right here!
Leslie Laud
Preface
Leslie Laud
Introduction
 
About the Editor
 
About the Contributors
 
Part I. Reading and Writing
Carolyn Chapman and Rita King
1. Differentiated Models and Strategies of Reading
Lois A. Lanning
2. Gradual Release to Accelerate Progress
Sheila Alber-Morgan
3. Implementing Multi-Tiered Writing Instruction
 
Part II. Mathematics
William N. Bender
4. Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention in Mathematics
Leslie Laud
5. Supporting Students Who Are Low Achieving
Leslie Laud
6. Challenging Students Who Are High Achieving
Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel
7. Mathematics Interventions Overview
 
Part III. Science
Douglas Llewellyn
8. Differentiated Science Inquiry
Gayle H. Gregory and Elizabeth Hammerman
9. Methods and Effective Practices for Increasing Student Achievement
 
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Leslie E. Laud

Leslie Laud has differentiated math instruction in her own classroom and in her co-teaching with her math colleagues, and has been doing so for almost two decades. She teaches an online course on Differentiated Middle School Math Instruction at Bank Street College of Education. Additionally, she has presented at many conferences both nationally and internationally, including The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual conference. She has also published many articles in leading journals such as Educational Leadership and Teaching Exceptional Children. She currently leads staff development groups with teachers in school systems in... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452217338
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