Explicit Instruction

Effective and Efficient Teaching

Author: Anita L. Archer,Charles A. Hughes

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609182286

Category: Education

Page: 290

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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

Effective and Efficient Teaching

Author: Anita L. Archer,Charles A. Hughes

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609180410

Category: Education

Page: 290

View: 365

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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

Effective and Efficient Teaching

Author: Anita L. Archer,Charles A. Hughes

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609180429

Category: Education

Page: 290

View: 9499

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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,Torri Ortiz Lienemann,Jessica L. Hagaman

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462512208

Category: Education

Page: 308

View: 9711

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"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,Asha K. Jitendra

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462537472

Category: Education

Page: 178

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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

Evidence-Based Practices for Teaching Students with Disabilities

Author: Mary T. Brownell,Sean J. Smith,Jean B. Crockett,Cynthia C. Griffin

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462504043

Category: Education

Page: 220

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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,Silvia E. Ybarra

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452283494

Category: Education

Page: 344

View: 9153

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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

Special Education

What It Is and Why We Need It

Author: James M. Kauffman,Daniel P. Hallahan,Paige C. Pullen,Jeanmarie Badar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351813862

Category: Education

Page: 166

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Special Education: What It Is and Why We Need It provides a thorough examination of the basic concept of special education, a discussion of specific exceptionalities, and constructive responses to common criticisms of special education. Whether you’re a teacher, school administrator, teacher-educator, or simply interested in the topic, you will learn just what special education is, who gets it or who should get it, and why it is necessary. The second edition of this brief yet powerful primer will help you build the foundation of a realistic, rational view of the basic assumptions and knowledge on which special education rests.

Validated Practices for Teaching Students with Diverse Needs and Abilities

Author: Susan Peterson Miller

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205567478

Category: Education

Page: 613

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Dedicated to evidence-based practices, as opposed to opinion-based practices, this methods text is focused on helping to bridge the gap between research and practice. Once again, it encompasses a "less is more" approach by limiting content to validated practices, offering a more thorough description than found in other methods texts. Centered on models of effective teaching practices, the organization of the text reflects the sequential process involved in effective teaching and learning. With content grounded in overarching themes that reflect accurate understandings of current school contexts, as well as clear emphasis on both diversity and technology integration and applications, Miller's text provides in-depth coverage of validated methods that may be applied to teaching across all the content areas.

Systematic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities

Author: Belva C. Collins

Publisher: Brookes Pub

ISBN: 9781598571936

Category: Education

Page: 218

View: 4638

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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

A Framework for Meaningful Direct Teaching

Author: Jennifer L. Goeke

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205533282

Category: Education

Page: 132

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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.

Skills for school success

Author: Anita L. Archer,Mary Gleason,Curriculum Associates

Publisher: Curriculum Associates Inc

ISBN: 9780891879992

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 6765

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"A four-level, teacher-directed program designed to teach critical organization skills and study skills systematically to students in the elementary and middle grades"--Teacher guide introduction.

Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI)

The Power of the Well-Crafted, Well-Taught Lesson

Author: John R. Hollingsworth,Silvia E. Ybarra

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506388817

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 5313

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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

How the Special Needs Brain Learns

Author: David A. Sousa

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 150634142X

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Teaching students with learning challenges just got easier with this groundbreaking guide! If you’ve been searching for effective strategies to meet the needs of learning challenged students, look no further. In this newly revised and updated third edition, expert David A. Sousa addresses the causes of common learning disabilities and provides alternative instructional strategies to ensure learning occurs. Discover cutting-edge brain research to help you: Effectively instruct students with ADHD, LD, dyslexia, autism, and more Utilize assistive technologies to remove barriers to learning Differentiate instruction in speech, reading, writing, and mathematics

Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students

Author: Steve Graham,Linda H. Mason

Publisher: Brookes Pub

ISBN: 9781557667052

Category: Education

Page: 431

View: 1217

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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.

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs

Collaborating Across the Age Span

Author: Vicki A. McGinley,Melina Alexander

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506315992

Category: Education

Page: 344

View: 9369

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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.

Teaching Elementary Mathematics to Struggling Learners

Author: Bradley S. Witzel,Mary E. Little

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462523110

Category: Education

Page: 180

View: 9980

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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.

What Really Works in Elementary Education

Author: Wendy W. Murawski,Kathy Lynn Scott

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483390195

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 8564

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Research-based practical strategies for every teacher This book compiles the advice of experts who not only understand the research behind certain educational practices, but also have experience working in elementary classrooms. Each user-friendly chapter, focused on a topic vital to elementary educators, presents information in a straightforward way to help you learn what works – and what doesn't – with students today. Whether you’re a new educator, or just seeking to build new skills, you’ll benefit from: Insight into a handful of innovative topics in instruction, including using technology, UDL, co-teaching, and assessment Novel approaches to classroom management and strategies to engage students Useful reproducibles and resources for every topic area

Strategies for Teaching Content Effectively in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom

Author: Lisa A. Dieker,Rebecca A. Hines

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132491846

Category: Education

Page: 242

View: 4727

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Strategies for Teaching Content Effectively in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom provides classroom applications, school-wide recommendations and content-specific strategies to support students with disabilities in secondary general education settings. Learn how to develop inclusive climates in the general education classroom and across the entire school; implement content-specific teaching strategies; build stronger partnerships between general and special educators; promote social success among middle and high school students; motivate low achieving students; and assess secondary students with disabilities. Written for secondary special education teachers, general education teachers and support staff.