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

William Bender




Corwin Pr

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Differentiated instruction strategies that target the special needs of students with learning disabilities!

These classroom-proven strategies empower the teacher to target instructional modifications to the content, process, and products for students with learning disabilities in the general and the special education classroom. These best practices are the most up-to-date tactics available and specify numerous ways to differentiate instruction for students with learning disabilities. Invaluable for teachers in both inclusive and individual classes, this book provides numerous ideas and examples to help

  • Stress the brain-compatible teaching guidelines for varied instruction
  • Create practical, flexible lessons by varied instructional tactics, including webbing, cubing, scaffolded instruction, metacognitive tactics, and many other strategies
  • Foster the attention of diverse learners via self-monitoring, self-management, and responsibility strategies
  • Institute various peer tutoring systems that are practical and manageable in the inclusive class
  • Implement performance assessment and portfolios to diversity evaluation
  • Enhance social skills through group projects, role-play, and sharing tutoring responsibilities

The use of these research-proven practices will result in academic enhancement in your classroom. Whether your challenging students are identified as learning disabled or low-achieving, these strategies and tactics can lead to significant gains for you in reading comprehension, language arts, and math. This is a survival guide for differentiating instruction in today’s classrooms!



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Other editions: Softcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2002, 1975

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