Explicit Instruction

Author: Anita L. Archer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781609182281
Release Date: 2011-02-22
Genre: Education

Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging, and success oriented--and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide clear guidelines for identifying key concepts, skills, and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons; and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material. Sample lesson plans, lively examples, and reproducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume. Purchasers can also download and print the reproducible materials for repeated use. Video clips demonstrating the approach in real classrooms are available at the authors' website: www.explicitinstruction.org. See also related DVDs from Anita Archer: Golden Principles of Explicit Instruction; Active Participation: Getting Them All Engaged, Elementary Level; and Active Participation: Getting Them All Engaged, Secondary Level

Explicit Instruction

Author: Anita L. Archer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781609180416
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Education

Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging, and success oriented--and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide clear guidelines for identifying key concepts, skills, and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons; and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material. Sample lesson plans, lively examples, and reproducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume. Downloadable video clips demonstrating the approach in real classrooms are available at the authors' website: www.explicitinstruction.org.

Explicit Instruction

Author: Anita L. Archer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781609180423
Release Date: 2011-02-22
Genre: Education

Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging, and success oriented--and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide clear guidelines for identifying key concepts, skills, and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons; and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material. Sample lesson plans, lively examples, and reproducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume. Purchasers can also download and print the reproducible materials for repeated use. Video clips demonstrating the approach in real classrooms are available at the authors' website: www.explicitinstruction.org. See also related DVDs from Anita Archer: Golden Principles of Explicit Instruction; Active Participation: Getting Them All Engaged, Elementary Level; and Active Participation: Getting Them All Engaged, Secondary Level

Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities

Author: Robert Reid
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462512201
Release Date: 2013-09-06
Genre: Education

"Practical and accessible, this book provides the first step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, which has been shown to be one of the most effective instructional techniques for students with learning problems. Presented are proven strategies that students can use to improve their self-regulated learning, study skills, and performance in specific content areas, including written language, reading, and math. Clear directions for teaching the strategies in the elementary or secondary classroom are accompanied by sample lesson plans and many concrete examples. Enhancing the book's hands-on utility are more than 20 reproducible worksheets and forms"--

Teaching Mathematics to Middle School Students with Learning Difficulties

Author: Marjorie Montague
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462537471
Release Date: 2018-03-05
Genre: Education

A highly practical resource for special educators and classroom teachers, this book provides specific instructional guidance illustrated with vignettes, examples, and sample lesson plans. Every chapter is grounded in research and addresses the nuts and bolts of teaching math to students who are not adequately prepared for the challenging middle school curriculum. Presented are a range of methods for helping struggling learners build their understanding of foundational concepts, master basic skills, and develop self-directed problem-solving strategies. While focusing on classroom instruction, the book also includes guidelines for developing high-quality middle school mathematics programs and evaluating their effectiveness.

Preparing Effective Special Education Teachers

Author: Nancy Mamlin
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462503094
Release Date: 2012-01-27
Genre: Education

What tools are in the toolkit of an excellent special educator, and how can teacher preparation programs provide these tools in the most efficient, effective way possible? This practical, clearly written book is grounded in current research and policy as well as the author's extensive experience as a teacher educator. It identifies what special education teachers need to know to work competently with students with a wide variety of learning challenges and disabilities. Chapters present specific guidelines for helping teacher candidates build critical skills for instruction and assessment, get the most out of field placements, and collaborate successfully with other school personnel and with parents.

Response to Intervention and Precision Teaching

Author: Kent Johnson
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462507627
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre: Psychology

Successful implementation of response to intervention (RTI) for academic skills problems requires rigorous progress monitoring. This book shows how the proven instructional technology known as precision teaching (PT) can facilitate progress monitoring while building K-12 students' fluency in reading, writing, math, and the content areas. Detailed instructions help general and special education teachers use PT to target specific skills at all three tiers of RTI, and incorporate it into project-based learning. Of crucial importance for RTI implementers, the book provides explicit procedures for measuring and charting learning outcomes during each PT session, and using the data to fine-tune instruction. Reproducible charts and other useful tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Reading Assessment

Author: Melissa Lee Farrall
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470873939
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Education

Written from a strengths–based perspective, this is the first book to present a research–based, integrated review of reading, cognition, and oral language testing and assessment. The theoretical underpinnings of reading, language, and literacy are covered, as well as detailed information and administration tips on the myriad reading inventories and standardized tests that may be used in a reading psychoeducational assessment. Unique in its inclusion of instruction on crafting professional evaluation reports to illuminate a student′s strengths and weaknesses, this inviting book will enable school psychologists, reading specialists, and learning disabilities specialists to conduct effective interdisciplinary remedial recommendations and interventions.

Promoting Self determination in Students with Developmental Disabilities

Author: Michael L. Wehmeyer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781593854607
Release Date: 2007-04-14
Genre: Education

Affordable and complete, this book provides evidence-based strategies to promote self-determination, and is the first volume to combine both theory and practice in this area. Because self-determination is a key issue for students with moderate and severe disabilities, this is an ideal resource for middle and secondary special educators, school psychologists, and other school practitioners.

Research Based Practices in Special Education

Author: Brian G Cook
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133122077
Release Date: 2012-06-08
Genre: Education

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Research-based Practices in Special Education, 1e is an authoritative collection of the best techniques known to work for students with disabilities.A volume unlike any other, it helps practitioners, teacher-educators, and policymakers combat the gap between research and practice by gathering the most meaningful findings in a single source. Written by leading authorities, chapters offer a consistent format that include definition of strategy, theoretical underpinnings, description, fidelity checklist, and research-based summaries. Sections cover a range of special education issues including academic outcomes, behavior outcomes, assessment techniques, and special populations.

Validated Practices for Teaching Students with Diverse Needs and Abilities

Author: Susan Peterson Miller
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205567479
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Education

Dedicated to evidence-based practices, as opposed to opinion-based practices, this methods text is focused on helping to bridge the gap between research and practice. Once again, it encompasses a "less is more" approach by limiting content to validated practices, offering a more thorough description than found in other methods texts. Centered on models of effective teaching practices, the organization of the text reflects the sequential process involved in effective teaching and learning. With content grounded in overarching themes that reflect accurate understandings of current school contexts, as well as clear emphasis on both diversity and technology integration and applications, Miller's text provides in-depth coverage of validated methods that may be applied to teaching across all the content areas.

Introduction to Direct Instruction

Author: Nancy E. Marchand-Martella
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205377610
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

A proven instructional teaching method--in a format you can use. Direct Instruction is a system of teaching that focuses on controlling all the variables that affect the performance of students. From DI lessons appropriate for specific content areas to assessment techniques and school-wide strategies, this book provides a clear overview to this successful and timely instructional strategy. Includes coverage of all academic areas with formats of actual Direct Instruction programs. Covers commercially available programs written by Siegfried Engelmann and colleagues. Explores the curricular and instructional elements central to Direct Instruction, and explores ways that teachers can extend the principles of DI to new lessons and content information. Discusses school-wide strategies and techniques, explaining how to produce effective school implementation through coaching, supervision, and tutoring. Provides direction on how to assess classroom and school-wide application of Direct Instruction. Each chapter is written by an expert in the Direct Instruction field, putting this text on the cutting edge of DI information.

Explicit Instruction

Author: Jennifer L. Goeke
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0205533280
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Education

Presenting both a theoretical background as well as concrete strategies for classrooms, this book speaks to teachers about the necessity of becoming effective Explicit Instructors and gives them the tools to do so.

Teacher s Guide to ADHD

Author: Robert Reid
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462503681
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Education

Meeting a key need for teachers, this book provides practical, data-based tools for helping students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in the classroom. The authors combine instructional expertise with extensive knowledge about the nature and treatment of ADHD. Coverage includes ways to support students and teach them needed strategies in core areas: academic skills, behavior, self-regulation, and social skills. Step-by-step instructions and concrete examples help teachers implement effective interventions and accommodations. The book also offers crucial guidance for teaming with other school professionals and with parents.

Teaching Students With Special Needs in Inclusive Classrooms

Author: Diane P. Bryant
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483319261
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Education

Equip and empower today’s classroom teachers to ADAPT to the needs of all of their students. Using the research-validated ADAPT framework, Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Classrooms helps future teachers determine how, when, and with whom to use proven academic and behavioral interventions to obtain the best outcomes for students with disabilities. Through clear language and practical examples, authors Diane P. Bryant, Brian R. Bryant, and Deborah D. Smith show how to create truly inclusive classrooms through evidence-based practices and hands-on strategies. This book will provide the skills and inspiration that teachers need to make a positive difference in the educational lives of struggling learners. The text is written to meet the needs of those majoring in general education, special education, and blended teacher education programs.