Differentiated Instructional Strategies: For Writing in the Content Areas

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Carolyn Chapman & Rita King

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    Acknowledgments

    Corwin gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the following reviewers:

    • Becky J. Cooke, Principal
    • Prairie View Elementary School
    • Spokane, WA
    • Margarete Couture, Principal
    • South Seneca Central School District
    • Interlaken, NY
    • Jolene Dockstader, Seventh-Grade Language Arts Teacher
    • Jerome Middle School
    • Jerome, ID
    • Barb Keating, Principal
    • FW Howay Community School
    • New Westminster, BC
    • Canada
    • Steve Knobl, Principal
    • Gulf High School
    • New Port Richey, FL
    • Linda Prichard, PreK–5 Instructional Specialist
    • Rutherford County Schools
    • Murfreesboro, TN

    About the Authors

    Carolyn Chapman continues her life's goal as an international educational consultant, author, and teacher. She supports educators in their process of change for today's students. She has taught in classrooms from kindergarten to college. Her interactive, hands-on professional development opportunities focus on challenging the mind to ensure success for learners of all ages. She believes all students do learn. Why not take control by putting excitement and quality into effective learning? Carolyn walks her walk and talks her talk to make a difference in the journey of learning in today's classrooms.

    Carolyn authored If the Shoe Fits … How to Develop Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. She has coauthored Multiple Assessments for Multiple Intelligences, Multiple Intelligences Through Centers and Projects, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All, Test Success in the Brain-Compatible Classroom, Differentiated Assessment Strategies: One Tool Doesn't Fit All, and Differentiated Instructional Management: Work Smarter, Not Harder. Video Journal of Education Inc., features Carolyn Chapman in Differentiated Instruction. Carolyn's company, Creative Learning Connection Inc., has also produced a CD, Carolyn Chapman's Making the Shoe Fit, and training manuals to accompany each of her books. Carolyn has published multimedia kits for professional development and training, including Differentiated Instructional Management, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, and Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas. Each of these publications and her trainings demonstrate Carolyn's desire and determination to make an effective impact for educators and students. She can be contacted through the Creative Learning Connection Web site at http://www.carolynchapman.com.

    Rita King, an educational consultant, conducts training sessions for teachers, administrators, and parents at local, state, and international levels. Her areas of expertise include multiple intelligences, practical applications of brain-based research, differentiated teaching and learning, reading and writing strategies, creating effective learning environments, and strategies for test success. Rita's sessions give educators and parents innovative, engaging activities to develop students as self-directed, independent learners. Participants enjoy Rita's practical, easy-to-use strategies, sense of humor, enthusiasm, and genuine desire to foster the love of learning.

    Rita coauthored Test Success in the Brain-Compatible Classroom, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Differentiated Assessment Strategies: One Tool Doesn't Fit All, and Differentiated Instructional Management: Work Smarter, Not Harder. She also coauthored training manuals to accompany the books for professional development trainings. Rita has published multimedia kits for professional development and training, including Differentiated Instructional Management, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, and Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas. Rita can be contacted through her Web site, King Learning Associates, at http://www.kinglearningassociates.com, or by e-mail at kingrs@bellsouth.net.

  • Appendix

    Our best wishes to you in giving your students the joy of writing and their wings as authors!

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