From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks by Paula Kluth Ph.D.
100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K - 12 Classrooms

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Differentiated instruction engages students of all abilities as active learners, decision-makers, and problem solvers—making educational experiences more meaningful for all. This one-of-a-kind book proves that designing differentiated instruction can be simple and fun! Packed with creative adaptation ideas like fidget bags, doodle notes, and choice boards, this book gives K-12 educators 100 teacher-designed, kid-tested strategies they can use to meet the needs of all students in inclusive classrooms.

Ideal for helping students who need extra support, scaffolding, reminders, organization, or enrichment, this book gives general and special educators
Easy adaptations in 10 key areas: organization; environment and sensory; technology; communication and participation; behavior and motivation; teaching and learning; literacy; math; study and review; and assessment A user-friendly layout with a description, materials list, directions, an example, references, and vendors for every entry Full-color illustrations of each strategy Practical advice from expert educators Lists of resources and references to back up every entry

These ready-to-use, research-based adaptations enhance motivation and improve achievement for all children—including English-language learners and students with autism, emotional disabilities, cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities and other special needs. Everyone in the classroom will benefit from this timely, ultra-practical guidebook—the go-to resource for any teacher who has ever had a doubt that differentiated instruction can be simple and fun!

Adapations in 10 key areas of student need: Organization environment and sensory technology communication and participation behavior and motivation teaching and learning literacy math study and review assessment


About Paula Kluth Ph.D.

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Paula Kluth, Ph.D., is one of today's most popular and respected experts on autism and inclusive education. Through her work as an independent consultant and the high-energy presentations she gives to professionals across the country, Dr. Kluth helps educators and families create responsive, engaging schooling experiences for students with disabilities and their peers, too. An internationally respected scholar and author, Dr. Kluth has written or cowritten several books for Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., including ""You're Going to Love This Kid!": Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom, Second Edition" (2010); "Pedro's Whale" (2010); "From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Classrooms" (2010); ""A Is for All Aboard!"" (2010); ""A Land We Can Share": Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism" (2008); and ""Just Give Him the Whale!": 20 Ways to Use Fascinations, Areas of Expertise, and Strengths to Support Students with Autism" (2008). Sheila Danaher, M.S.Ed., is a Vice Principal in the Chicago Public School System
Published March 25, 2010 by Brookes Publishing. 296 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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