Research-Based Practical Strategies for Every Teacher In an age of information overload, do you ever wish you could find one resource that would allow you to quickly gain insight into a variety of cutting-edge practices in elementary education? You’re holding it at your fingertips. What Really Works in Elementary Education compiles the advice of experts who not only understand the research behind certain educational practices, but also have experience working in elementary classrooms. Each user-friendly chapter, focused on a topic vital to elementary educators, presents information in a straightforward way to help you learn what works – and what does not work – with students today. Whether you’re a new educator, or just seeking to build new skills, you’ll benefit from • Insight into a handful of innovative topics in instruction; including using technology, UDL, co-teaching, and assessment • Novel approaches to classroom management and strategies to engage students • Chapters focused on effective methods for teaching within content areas • Practical tips for reaching all learners; including ELLs, students with autism, and gifted students • Useful reproducibles and resources for every topic area Never before has so much valuable information been presented so simply and effectively in one resource. Are you ready to focus on what works best?
What Really Works in Inclusion in the Elementary Classroom
Differentiation and Inclusion—You Can Do it!
Imagine a classroom where students who live in their school’s neighborhood are all welcome, regardless of learning, emotional, or physical differences. Students respect, value, and even learn from one another. As a skillful teacher, you provide a wide range of engaging and well-planned lessons that meet the diverse needs of these students. Sound like a utopian vision from a science fiction novel? Not so! Meeting the needs of a broad range of learners doesn’t have to be a future vision from a sci-fi novel but rather it can become attainable when we approach the art of instruction with an inclusive philosophy of ...