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Updated Edition of Bestseller

Planning and Organizing Standards-Based Differentiated Instruction

Second Edition
By: Carolyn Chapman, Rita King

Set up and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports your students’ individual learning needs with numerous hands-on resources, including ready-to-use agendas, checklists, and graphic organizers.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781452299594
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2013
  • Page Count: 296
  • Publication date: December 11, 2013

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Work smarter—not harder—for effective differentiation!

Well-planned, on-target instruction that’s responsive to diverse student needs is a complex task every teacher strives for—especially in today’s classroom.

Where do you start? Get expert guidance grounded in cutting-edge brain research from bestselling authors Carolyn Chapman and Rita King. This new edition of Differentiated Instructional Management helps you identify best practices and create positive classroom environments that optimize learning for individual learners.

New and experienced teachers get numerous hands-on resources, including ready-to-use tools, agendas, checklists, organizers, and other graphics to facilitate Common Core–ready, standards-based instruction. Detailed strategies help you:

  • “Zap” gaps in learning with 12 innovative planning models
  • Motivate students through diverse approaches, including challenge, humor, respect, choice, and self-efficacy
  • Identify and individualize teaching methods for students who are nervous, impatient, “turned off,” or otherwise difficult to reach
  • Organize differentiated lessons and routines in self assessment, journaling, portfolios, grading, and more
  • Customize parent-teacher communications for students from diverse backgrounds
  • Save time with targeted formative and summative assessments

Loaded with innovative strategies that can be customized for teachers and students, Planning and Organizing Standards-Based Differentiated Instruction is your comprehensive toolkit that helps you meet the unique needs of all learners.

Praise for the previous edition:
“Each chapter assists the teacher in setting up and maintaining an effective learning environment through the use of differentiated learning and assessment, with suggestions that are practical and grounded in research.”
—Laura B. Harper, Adjunct Instructor and Supervisor of Student Teachers
Trevecca Nazarene University

“This book is loaded! It has every topic you ever wanted to know about differentiation.”
—Kael Sagheer, Fifth Grade Teacher
Willa Cather Elementary School, Grapevine, TX

Key features

  • Classroom management strategies customized for learners in differentiated classrooms in grades preK-3, 4-8, and 9-12.
  • Strategies cover creating a safe and reassuring climate; assessing student needs and preferences; transitioning into and out of flexible groupings; reinforcing positive student behaviors, and more
  • Customizes approaches for working with shy and nervous students, impatient students, turned-off students, and other kinds of learners
  • Offers tips on clear communications with diverse students and their parents
  • Features ready-to-use tools, agendas, organizers, checklists, and more.


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Carolyn Chapman

Carolyn Chapman is an international educational consultant, author, and teacher who has taught in kindergarten to college classrooms. Her interactive, hands-on professional development training sessions challenge educators to use strategies that ensure success for learners of all ages. Chapman has written many books about differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, multiple assessments, and the brain-compatible classroom. She is coauthor with Gayle Gregory of the landmark Corwin Press book Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All.
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Rita King

Rita King has more than 20 years of teacher training experience and administrative experience as principal and director of Middle Tennessee State University's teacher training program in the laboratory school. Most recently, she was an adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the university. She now consults internationally in the areas of multiple intelligences, practical applications of brain-based research, differentiated learning, reading and writing strategies, mathematics instruction, creating effective learning environments, and strategies for test success. She is the coauthor of Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, and Differentiated Assessment Strategies: One Tool Doesn't Fit All.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents


About the Authors

1. Introduction

2. Differentiated Learning Environment

3. Differentiated Formative Assessment

4. Differentiated Instructional Strategies

5. Flexible Grouping Strategies

6. Planning With Differentiated Models

7. Planning for Standards with Differentiated Instruction



Price: $39.95
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