Right now, holding in your hands, you have a copy of the best summary on the market today of the characteristics of students with diverse learning and curricular needs, and a critical examination of pressing, current issues in education. If you’re currently an educator, studying to be a teacher, or just interested in how students with a wide-array of needs succeed at being students, well then you’ve found the right book by the right author team!
Effective Teaching Strategies that Accommodate Diverse Learners, Fourth Edition, the teaching, instruction, and curricula required to meet the needs of diverse learners, who by virtue of their experiential, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, challenge traditional curriculum and instructional programs.The majority of the text is dedicated to effective strategies and recommendations for teaching reading, comprehension, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies to ensure that diverse learners succeed in the classroom.
This edition features new updates that enhance the value of this book and it’s meaning to you as an educator in today’s classroom environment. The authors have been careful to include: the most current research inroads and the implications for diverse learners; new results from assessment of student achievement and progress; the most current trends and changing demographics; and updated policy and practice and how these affect implementation of curriculum and instruction for diverse learners in today’s schools.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Characteristics of Students with Diverse Learning and Curricular Needs
Chapter 3 Effective Strategies for Teaching Beginning Reading
Chapter 4 Effective Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension
Chapter 5 Effective Strategies for Teaching Writing
Chapter 6 Effective Strategies for Teaching Mathematics
Chapter 7 Effective Strategies for Teaching Science
Chapter 8 Effective Strategies for Teaching Social Studies
Appendix A Answers to Content Questions
Appendix B Curriculum Maps for Grades K-3 for Phonological Awareness, Alphabetic Principle, and Spelling
Appendix C Author Note