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 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

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.

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.

Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students

Author: Steve Graham
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 1557667055
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

Finally—highly effective, field-tested lesson plans for the students in every elementary and middle school classroom who struggle with writing. The practical how-to follow-up to Graham and Harris's popular Writing Better, this book is just what K–8 educators need to advance all students' writing skills, whether they have learning disabilities or just need extra help. Teachers will get concise lesson plans they can use to easily supplement their existing writing curriculum. From 20 to 50 minutes each, the lessons address types of writing that are key to academic success, such as writing reports and constructing essays for standardized tests help with every phase of the writing process, from planning to revising reinforce new skills through group and individual practice ensure that improvements are sustained by teaching students critical self-regulation skills they can use independently support effective instruction with step-by-step guidelines and optional scripts for teachers engage students with mnemonic devices they'll immediately grasp and remember include fun photocopiable support materials, such as cue cards, picture prompts, sheets for graphing story parts, and charts for brainstorming and setting goals Firmly grounded in the authors' Self-Regulated Strategy Development approach, which has been proven effective by 2 decades of research, these brief, powerful lessons will help transform struggling students into confident, skilled, and motivated writers.

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.

Teaching Content to All

Author: B. Keith Lenz
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UVA:X004707353
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

This textbook for future secondary school teachers addresses academic diversity and presents strategies for planning lessons, units, and entire courses. The book also discusses teaching routines, and relates them to research on learning strategies a nd effective communication. Vignettes describe the

Including Adolescents with Disabilities in General Education Classrooms

Author: Tom E. C. Smith
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0135014964
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Education

Written by a best-selling author team, this book focuses on secondary inclusive classrooms and the instructional strategies that ensure the learning success of all middle and secondary students. Focused on research-based strategies, Teaching Adolescents in Middle and Secondary Inclusive Classrooms, 1e, shows how to accommodate and modify instruction for secondary students with special needs. Organized in two parts, it explains the developmental differences, disabilities, and social skills deficits that can impact adolescents and then offers specific ways to improve instruction. Learn more about strategies such as co-teaching, differentiated instruction, strategies instruction, and peer-assisted learning. Understand how to implement strategies specific to literacy, math, science, self-determination and social skills. Reflect on study questions, closing cases and activities that provide real-life, diversity-rich examples of strategies in action.

Teaching Elementary Mathematics to Struggling Learners

Author: Bradley S. Witzel
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462523115
Release Date: 2016-01-25
Genre: Education

Packed with effective instructional strategies, this book explores why certain K-5 students struggle with math and provides a framework for helping these learners succeed. The authors present empirically validated practices for supporting students with disabilities and others experiencing difficulties in specific areas of math, including problem solving, early numeracy, whole-number operations, fractions, geometry, and algebra. Concrete examples, easy-to-implement lesson-planning ideas, and connections to state standards, in particular the Common Core standards, enhance the book's utility. Also provided is invaluable guidance on planning and delivering multi-tiered instruction and intervention.