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Differentiating Instruction With Style
Aligning Teacher and Learner Intelligences for Maximum Achievement

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© 2005 | 184 pages | Corwin

"There is complete coverage of the research. The tables and charts are great. The chapter on teaching thinking is wonderful." 
-William Fitzhugh, Teacher 
Reisterstown Elementary School, MD

"Synthesizes a lot of great information into one resource. . . . It allows the reader to see the relationship between the different learning styles, thinking styles, and intelligences."
-Steve Hutton, Elementary School Principal, Villa Hills, KY

Make the right choices for the diverse learners in your classroom by differentiating instruction for learning styles, thinking styles, and multiple intelligences!

This important new bridge between essential theory and classroom practice provides educators with an instructional repertoire that responds creatively to learners' differences. A synthesis of key research combined with more than 100 instructional and analytic tools and templates makes this an ideal resource for teachers and instructional leaders.

Carefully planned chapters cover:

  • Core principles of brain-compatible learning
  • Core theories from Jung, Gregorc, Kolb, McCarthy, Lowry and others about learning styles
  • Core theories from Costa, Gardner, Sternberg, Goleman, and others about intelligence
  • Core taxonomies from Bloom, Quellmalz, Krathwohl, Williams, Eberle, and others about thinking and creativity
  • Step-by-step planning tools to help you select what works for your own teaching style from among the key principles of all these core theories
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Introduction: Differentiating Instruction With Style
 
1. Learning, Growth, and the Brain
 
2. Learning Styles
 
3. Intelligences: IQ or Many?
 
4. Thinking Skills and Styles
 
5. Making the Right Choices for Your Classroom
 
Bibliography
 
Index

"All teachers need to be aware of their own learning style and how it affects the way they deliver instruction to students. This book will help a teacher discover this in many ways. There is complete coverage of the research, the tables and charts are great, and the chapter on teaching thinking is wonderful—I particularly enjoyed it. The chart showing how a student is thinking while coming up with a response is great. I’ll watch their faces more carefully from now on!"

William Fitzhugh, Teacher
Reisterstown Elementary School, MD

"Synthesizes a lot of great information into one resource. . . It allows the reader to see the relationship between the different learning styles, thinking styles, and intelligences."

Steve Hutton, Elementary School Principal
Villa Hills, KY
Key features
By the author of Corwin's best-selling Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All and Data Driven Differentiation for the Standards-Based Classroom
For teachers in inclusive classrooms as well as teachers of special learners and gifted and talented learners
Accessible coverage of theory, research, and implementation strategies make this book an ideal supplemental text for courses on cognition, educational psychology, and teaching methods
Provides a generous collection of ready-to-use learner surveys, checklists, matrixes, rubrics, and sample lessons

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1: Learning, Growth, and the Brain


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