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Building on Student Diversity: Profiles and Activities / Edition 1

Building on Student Diversity: Profiles and Activities / Edition 1

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"This book works to give teachers a tool for understanding how to examine their teaching methods and refine those methods to maximize student learning...Galton is a well known researcher...and he has valuable insights into tailoring teaching methods in ways to meet specific learning goals. This book is recommended for all elementary teachers looking for ways to maximize learning in their classroom." —EDUCATION LIBRARIES

This unique text captures the profiles and cumulative records of six diverse students at early childhood, middle childhood, and then high school level. Intended for the preservice teacher, Building on Student Diversity: Profiles and Activities illustrates how to create a caring school environment; accommodate for special learning needs in instructional and assessments; and interact with families and communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412936934
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/14/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 789,634
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Midland USA and Its Schools
Part I: Profiles and Cumulative Folders
Casey: Motivating and Modifying for Learning Disabilities
Sarah: Supporting Intellectual Giftedness
Malcolm: Addressing the Challenges of AD/HD
Raul: Bridging Cultural Gaps
Leslie: Accommodating Physical Disabilities
Yu-Shin: Reaching Reluctant English Language Learners
Part II: Activities
Getting to Know Your Learners
Designing Environments that Support Your Learners
Developing Lessons to Meet the Needs of Your Learners
Gathering Data to Improve Instruction
Communicating with Families

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