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Author Perez, Katherine D.
Title The new inclusion : differentiated strategies to engage all students / Kathy Perez ; foreword by Lim Chye Tin.
Published New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, 2014.
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 Floor3  LB1027.4 .P47 2014    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Why did I write this book -- Knowledge base -- What you will find -- Text tour -- Statement of purpose -- 1. Creating a positive environment for all students to learn! -- The importance of a positive classroom environment -- Developing self-efficacy -- Self-check for teachers: deficit versus dynamic thinking -- 2. Understanding the struggling student -- Meet the struggling reader -- Causes of underachievement in literacy skills -- Causes of comprehension failure -- Assessing the struggling student -- From disabled to able: teaching the struggling student -- The power of intervention -- Phonology and word attack skills -- Developing strategic students -- 3. Tactile strategies: hands-on learning -- Who is the tactile learner? -- What to look for -- What to do: strategies for success -- Tactile teaching tools -- Ideas for professional development leaders -- 4. Auditory strategies: tuning in to literacy -- Who is the auditory learner? -- What to look for -- What to do: strategies for success -- Successful study skills -- A closer look: strategies for success for auditory learners -- 5. Visual strategies: the eyes have it for reading -- Who is the visual learner? -- What to look for -- What to do: strategies for success -- Tips for visual learners -- Inclusion strategies for visual learners -- Visualization - using mental imagery -- 6. Graphic organizers: making thinking visible -- What is a graphic organizer? -- Instructional applications -- 7. Kinesthetic strategies: moving on to meaning -- Who is the kinesthetic learner? -- Advantages of movement to increase learning -- What to look for... -- What to do... -- Specific kinesthetic strategies -- 8: Common core standards: navigating text complexity -- Textbook preview ideas -- Elaboration and extension strategies -- Common expository text structures -- 9. Curriculum modification: adapting familiar lessons -- What do I need to modify? How do I accommodate for differences? -- Modification and accommodation strategies -- Modifications in specific content areas -- Steps for modifying the curriculum -- 10. Managing inclusive classrooms to help all students learn -- Introduction -- Why and when to use small groups -- Creating a learning environment for small groups -- Planning for groups -- Methods of grouping students -- Management procedures for group work -- Ideas for active learning -- Assessment of groups -- References -- Index -- About the author.
Summary Encompasses a broader understanding of the inclusive classroom (PreK-8), embracing all the different needs that teachers face--from special education, to ELL, to a wide spectrum of student ability and readiness. Combines the latest research in brain-based teaching and student engagement with useful interventions. Provides information for implementation and adaptation to accommodate various grade levels.
Subject Lesson planning.
Activity programs in education.
Classroom environment.
ISBN 9780807754825 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
080775482X (paperback) (alkaline paper)
OCLC number 855491763