"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 LIBRARIESThis 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.

Malcolm Singer: Addressing the Challenges of ADHD

Malcolm Singer: Addressing the challenges of ADHD

First Grade, Clover Valley Elementary School

Malcolm Singer is a 6-year-old African American boy who has recently moved from Philadelphia to Midland with his mother, grandmother, and two teen-age aunts following the death of his grandfather. Malcolm's grandmother grew up in Midland and has relatives in the area. She has returned to Midland with her family to reestablish a home in familiar surroundings.

Malcolm's cumulative folder shows that he attended kindergarten at Fairlawn Elementary in inner-city Philadelphia last year. There is a recommendation from his kindergarten teacher, Ms. Renzulli, that Malcolm be retained for a second year in her kindergarten class. She cites his late August birthday, immaturity, impulsivity, clumsiness, failure to follow directions, ...

locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles