Thursday, May 17, 2012

Resource Highlight!

Every now and then, I am going to highlight a product that I think is essential for differentiation in the classroom. Here is the first! Please let me know what you use in your classroom!

Successful Teaching in the Differentiated Classroom is a great resource by Carolyn Coil. Every teacher should own this book! Its a comprehensive guide, to do just that, GUIDE you through implementing and perfecting differentiation in your classroom.
 
Successful Teaching
Successful Teaching in the Differentiated Classroom
From the website description:
Coil presents the most comprehensive, practical resource you will need to successfully implement the concept of differentiation in your classroom. Following a brief overview of the components and a teacher self - assessment awareness checklist, are chapters with reproducibles, forms, and practical examples for administrators, teachers, students, and parents:
  • Flexible Grouping
  • Curriculum Compacting
  • Independent/Individualized Work - learning centers, resident experts, contracting, anchoring activities
  • Learning Profiles
  • Product Differentiation
  • Strategies: ILP™, Tic-Tac-Toe, Tiering, Encounter Lessons, Technology, Mentors, Mini-classes, Literature circles, Questivities™
  • Differentiated Assessment - rubrics, criteria cards, tiering
  • Special Groups
  • Special Needs
  • District and Schoolwide Planning
Use this resource in the school and college classroom, with professional learning communities, as a study group resource, and in staff development workshops. The CD includes customizable WORD files of forms and handouts for teacher and student. Written by Carolyn Coil.

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