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Differentiating Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities
New Best Practices for General and Special Educators

Third Edition


© 2012 | 216 pages | Corwin

Use the latest research to bring differentiated instruction to today's inclusive classrooms!

With flipped classrooms, response to intervention, and technology discussed as differentiated instructional tools, this book has it all! Teachers need 21st century resources that help them provide high-quality, differentiated instruction for all students. In this new edition of his best-selling resource, William Bender draws on the latest brain research, technology, and educational initiatives to bring a new focus to differentiating instruction in the context of the Common Core State Standards.

By weaving together differentiated instruction, Response to Intervention, and educational technology, educators can increase achievement among students with learning disabilities and also foster the development of 21st-century skills. This updated guide offers

  • Specific strategies for differentiating instruction within an RTI framework and in the context of the Common Core State Standards
  • Strategies for using technology to instruct and assess students with learning disabilities
  • Teaching tips and concrete examples of brain-friendly instruction
  • Guidance on a range of supportive instructional techniques
  • Additional strategies based on the latest research in metacognition
  • Up-to-date techniques such as using Khan Academy, flipped classes, and wikis to enhance learning in general and special education settings

This new edition of Differentiating Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities offers the tools and strategies educators need to maximize achievement for all students.


"The ideas in this book are wonderful! They are new, innovative, current, interesting, and very practical. I could easily implement some of these ideas in my classroom tomorrow!"
—Rachel Aherns, Teacher
Westridge Elementary School, West Des Moines, IA

"Between these pages you will find ample strategies of how to effectively and efficiently individualize instruction for a classroom of diverse learners, without having to spend countless hours before and after a lesson preparing and assessing."
—Jessica Purcell, Teacher
Morehead City Middle School, Morehead City, NC

 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
1. Differentiated Instruction: Then and Now
 
2. Universal Design and Differentiated Instructional Models
 
3. Technology and the New Differentiated Instruction
 
4. Response to Intervention and Differentiated Assessment Strategies
 
5. Instructional Support Strategies for Differentiated Instruction
 
6. Cognitive Strategy Instruction for Differentiated Classes
 
Appendix
 
References
 
Index

"If you are searching for a book on differentiating instruction in your classroom for both general education students and students with learning disabilities, look no further. Between these pages you will find ample strategies of how to effectively and efficiently individualize instruction to a classroom of diverse learners, without having to spend countless hours before and after a lesson preparing and assessing."

Jessica Purcell, Science Teacher
Morehead City Middle School, Morehead City, NC

"The ideas on differentiation presented in this book are wonderful! They are new, innovative, current, interesting, and very practical. I could easily implement some of these ideas in my classroom tomorrow!"

Rachel Aherns, Science Teacher
Westridge Elementary School, West Des Moines, IA

"I found the chapters easy to read as well as easy to return to and locate information you wanted to return to. Each chapter had examples for the reader that were relevant to the topic and things that a teacher could see using in the classroom. It was an excellent review for me, so I think veteran teachers will benefit from the book."

Dana Leonard, Life Skills Exceptional Children’s Teacher
Davidson County Schools/Ledford High School, Thomasville, NC

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1: Differentiated Instruction


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