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The Best of Corwin: Differentiated Instruction in Literacy, Math, and Science

The Best of Corwin: Differentiated Instruction in Literacy, Math, and Science

Edited by:
  • Leslie Laud - Bank Street College of Education, New York, USA

September 2011 | 216 pages | Corwin

Content-specific DI guidance from the best minds in education

The Best of Corwin series showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications for a powerful compilation of perspectives on important education issues and topics. In this collection, current research on the most effective differentiation practices for teaching students at all levels of proficiency in literacy, mathematics, and science is brought alive through the many strategies and classroom examples from prominent authors Topics covered include:

  • Reading and writing: A comprehensive array of models for differentiating reading instruction, an approach to gradual release of responsibility to accelerate progress, and multi-tiered writing instruction
  • Mathematics: Support for both low- and high-achieving students, including interventions and challenges, and the implementation of RTI in math instruction
  • Science: Models and methods for increasing student achievement through differentiated science inquiry

From the differentiation of content to the differentiation of instructional methods to the pacing of material to meet different students' needs, everything you need to begin and master differentiated instruction is right here!

Leslie Laud
Leslie Laud
About the Editor
About the Contributors
Part I. Reading and Writing
Carolyn Chapman and Rita King
1. Differentiated Models and Strategies of Reading
Lois A. Lanning
2. Gradual Release to Accelerate Progress
Sheila Alber-Morgan
3. Implementing Multi-Tiered Writing Instruction
Part II. Mathematics
William N. Bender
4. Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention in Mathematics
Leslie Laud
5. Supporting Students Who Are Low Achieving
Leslie Laud
6. Challenging Students Who Are High Achieving
Paul J. Riccomini and Bradley S. Witzel
7. Mathematics Interventions Overview
Part III. Science
Douglas Llewellyn
8. Differentiated Science Inquiry
Gayle H. Gregory and Elizabeth Hammerman
9. Methods and Effective Practices for Increasing Student Achievement
Key features
  • Features contributions from leaders in the field of differentiation, including Carolyn Chapman, Rita King, William N. Bender, Gayle H. Gregory, and a host of other experts
  • Part I includes chapters that address the full gamut of how to differentiate literacy instruction
  • Part II offers an overview of how to differentiate mathematics instruction
  • Part III addresses differentiated instruction in science

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