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Helping Struggling Learners Succeed in School

By Harriet D. Porton

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 22, 2012

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Filled with strategies for reaching at-risk students, Helping Struggling Learners Succeed in School provides teachers with a process and plan to move students from risk to resilience. Taking a step-by-step approach, it follows the teaching-learning process and covers the core concepts of planning, management, instruction and assessment. The narrative style and authentic anecdotes capture common classroom situations, while the strategies show how to help transform struggling learners into successful students. A classroom-ready appendix includes all templates contained in the book and can be adapted to specific classroom needs.

Table of Contents

INTASC STANDARDS

 

PART ONE-   PREPARATION

I  PLANNING

Chapter 1        How to Plan for Instruction

Chapter 2        Identifying Struggling Learners

Chapter 3        Effective Grouping Strategies

Chapter 4        Practices of Reflective Planners

 

II  MANAGEMENT

Chapter 5        Successful Management Skills — Rules, Routines, and Boundaries

Chapter 6        Successful Management Skills — Guidelines for Effective Implementation

Chapter 7        Mistakes in Management

Chapter 8        Practices of Reflective Managers

 

PART TWO- SUCCESS

III  INSTRUCTION

Chapter 9        Guidelines for Effective Instruction

Chapter 10      Discovery Learning

Chapter 11      Practices of Reflective Teachers

 

IV  ASSESSMENT

Chapter 12      How to Create Effective Assessments

Chapter 13      Formative v. Summative Assessments

Chapter 14      Practices of Reflective Assessors

 

 Appendix

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$93.80 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-290247-2

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