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.

Inclusive Instruction

Author: Mary T. Brownell
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462504046
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Education

This accessible book presents research-based strategies for supporting K-8 students with high-incidence disabilities to become accomplished learners. The authors clearly describe the core components of effective inclusive instruction, showing how to recognize and respond to individual students' needs quickly and appropriately. Teachers are provided with essential tools for managing inclusive classrooms; planning a curriculum that fosters concept development across content areas, promotes strategic learning, and builds fluent skill use; and integrating technology into instruction. Case examples illustrate ways that special and general education teachers can work together successfully to solve complex learning problems and improve outcomes for students who are struggling.

Explicit Direct Instruction EDI

Author: John R. Hollingsworth
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781506388816
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Education

A proven approach to better teaching and learning. Hollingsworth and Ybarra have refined and extended their highly successful methods in the second edition of this invaluable bestseller. EDI helps teachers deliver well-designed lessons that significantly improve achievement for all learners. Written in an easy-to-read style, this updated resource provides teachers with fine-tuned strategies and samples that illustrate what EDI techniques look like in inclusive and diverse classrooms. Readers will find: • Strategies for student engagement • Expanded feedback strategies • Clear alignment to standards • A new strategy for skill development and guided practice • Expanded information about differentiation and scaffolding • An online bank of more than 1000 lessons

Explicit Direct Instruction for English Learners

Author: John R. Hollingsworth
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781452283494
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Genre: Education

Boost achievement for English learners in all subject areas! Building ELLs' language skills while teaching content is about to get easier. Hollingsworth and Ybarra combine the best of educational theory, brain research, and data analysis to bring you explicit direct instruction (EDI): a proven method for creating and delivering lessons that help students learn more and learn faster. Through classroom examples and detailed sample lessons, you'll learn how to: Craft lessons that ELs can learn the first time they're taught Check for understanding throughout each lesson Embed vocabulary development across the curriculum Address listening, speaking, reading, and writing in all lessons

Systematic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities

Author: Belva C. Collins
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 1598571931
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Education

With this accessible textbook on systematic instruction-a highly effective teaching approach rooted in applied behavior analysis-future K-12 teachers will discover the best methods for teaching students with moderate and severe disabilities step by ste

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.

Defusing Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Author: Geoff Colvin
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412980562
Release Date: 2010-06-14
Genre: Education

These research-based approaches for defusing disruptions such as off-task behavior, disrespect, and noncompliance help teachers avoid escalation, correct misbehaviors, and maintain the flow of instruction!

Teacher s Guide to Effective Sentence Writing

Author: Bruce Saddler
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462506774
Release Date: 2012-09-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This practical book provides explicit instructions for teaching sentence-level skills to students who have difficulties in this area. The author explains the key role of sentence combining in the writing process and presents effective techniques for instruction and assessment. Numerous sample lessons, practice activities, planning tips, and grammatical pointers make it easy for teachers to incorporate sentence combining and construction into the writing curriculum at all grade levels (2-12). Accessible and engaging, the book helps teachers and students experiment with different ways to arrange thoughts and produce meaningful written work.

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs

Author: Vicki A. McGinley
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506315997
Release Date: 2017-01-05
Genre: Education

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs: Collaborating Across the Age Span teaches students the skills they need to effectively collaborate with parents and families to ensure a child's success in the classroom. Authors Vicki A. McGinley and Melina Alexander’s text takes a lifespan approach with a special emphasis on the critical transition points in a child’s life. Information is provided on what can be seen at each stage of an individual with disabilities’ development, and addresses concerns and needs that families may have during these unique phases of growth. Chapters written by professors and professionals who are also parents of students with special needs bring a diverse range of voices into the narrative. The authors provide an in-depth discussion of how parents and families are affected by particular disabilities, family system theory, the laws that affect individuals with disabilities, and assessments for individuals with disabilities.

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.