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Helping Struggling Learners Succeed in School, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Harriet D. Porton

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 31, 2012

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Filled with strategies for reaching at-risk students, this book provides teachers with a process and plan to help transform struggling learners into successful students.

 

Taking a step-by-step approach, this book follows the teaching-learning process and covers the core concepts of planning, management, instruction and assessment. Chapters are filled with strategies for turning at risk students into thriving learners and cover techniques such as grouping, reflection, praise, rules, routines and boundaries. Using a narrative style and authentic anecdotes, it weaves sound research with real life illustrations so content is applicable and meaningful. A classroom-ready appendix includes all of the templates contained in the book and shows how to help struggling learners succeed in school.

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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$31.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-290517-6