Interventions and Strategies

Autism Strategies for Middle Schools A-Z

In many ways, the challenge of effectively teaching students with autism / ASD increases as their grade level increases. Students with autism enter middle school with very different maturity and ability levels due to the individual nature/extent of their disorder, as well as degree of support they have received in school and outside of school previously. To meet the extremely ...

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RTI for Reading at the Secondary Level

Grounded in the best current knowledge, RTI for Reading at the Secondary Level: Recommended Literacy Practices and Remaining Questions shows how to implement response to intervention (RTI) in middle and high school contexts. Detailed guidelines are presented for teaching reading comprehension, vocabulary and other aspects of literacy across the content areas, and for providing effective interventions for students who require ...

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RTI Lesson Planning and Instructional Decision-Making

RTI: Lesson Planning & Instructional Decision Making: Keys to Success in Elementary Classrooms offers elementary school teachers an easy-to-follow set of guidelines for effective lesson planning as well as strategies for developing and implementing evidence-based interventions for struggling learners. By Mary E. Little. 2013. 150 pages. ISBN 978-1-93560-973-5. #S6096.

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Adolescent Literacy: Strategies for Content Comprehension

For adolescents with reading disabilities, struggles with comprehension are a major obstacle to mastering academic content areas. Help resolve comprehension difficulties with this practical text, developed for use with students in Grades 6-12 with and without disabilities. An ideal text for pre-service special and general educators, this book is the key to understanding what’s behind comprehension struggles and which strategies ...

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RTI for Gifted Students: A CEC-TAG Educational Resource

RTI for Gifted Students provides a comprehensive overview of response to intervention (RTI) frameworks that include gifted students. This book incorporates national, state, and local RTI models and how gifted learners can be included within these frameworks. Specific attention is given to addressing the needs of students who are twice-exceptional and to culturally responsive practices. The book concludes with ways ...

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Differentiated Instruction Laminated Card

Want to reach all your students and in a way that addresses their individual levels? Want to ensure that all students are learning and have opportunities for success? The Differentiated Instruction Laminated Card is an invaluable resource with major educational strategies on differentiated instruction and suggestions for how to use them. By Karen Burggraf. 2004. 2 pages. #S5896.  

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Co-Teaching in Secondary Schools: 7 Steps

Co-teaching is an increasingly popular teaching model. Although it can be a very effective way of helping all students in inclusive classrooms learn, it can also be quite challenging for teachers to implement, especially at the secondary level. Co-teaching requires teachers who are used to the traditional one-teacher-per-classroom model to reshape their thinking, modify their existing practices, take a risk, ...

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Recipe for Writing Kit: Manual and 5 Student’s Cookbooks

Over 25% savings from list price to share these great “recipes” for writing with five of your students! This revised version of the Recipe for Writing curriculum for writers is a gourmet feast! The authors use cooking terminology and topics familiar to students and lay out a recipe approach to writing. The Student’s Cookbook contains ingredients and instructions to assist ...

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Recipe for Writing Student Cookbooks: Set of 5

Save almost $20 from list price when buying the set of five Student Cookbooks. The Student’s Cookbook is filled with great “recipes” to enhance your student’s writing performance. Workbook content encourages students to access descriptive words using the five senses, using the proper “ingredients” to cook up a “deliciously successful writing piece” and other great cooking related phrases, words, and ...

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Recipe for Writing: Teacher’s Manual, Revised

The Recipe for Writing curriculum for writers is a gourmet feast! The authors use cooking terminology and topics familiar to students and lay out a recipe approach to writing. The Student’s Cookbook contains ingredients and instructions to assist each student in “blending up” a 5-course narrative essay, from an introductory “appetizer” paragraph to a “dessert” summary paragraph. Developed by two ...

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Recipe for Writing: Student’s Cookbook, Revised

The Student’s Cookbook is filled with great “recipes” to enhance your student’s writing performance. Workbook content encourages students to access descriptive words using the five senses, using the proper “ingredients” to cook up a “deliciously successful writing piece” and other great cooking related phrases, words, and techniques to “spice” up your student’s writing comprehension. By Charlotte McCloy and Marcia Gibson. ...

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Responsiveness to Intervention: TEC Collection

This book presents a select set of articles taken from issues of TEACHING Exceptional Children that establish a cogent framework for understanding response to intervention (RTI) as a means of preventing academic failure and identifying students with learning disabilities (LD). The articles in the book have been selected because they embody the commendable components of best practice identified by the ...

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Literacy Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms

Today’s general education classrooms include students with many different backgrounds, knowledge, skills, experiences and learning styles. Teachers face the challenge of delivering instruction in a way that is accessible to all of the diverse learners in their inclusive classrooms. Literacy Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms, by Paula Kluth and Kelly Chandler-Olcott, offers K-12 teachers practical advice on how to enhance literacy ...

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Teaching Students With Moderate and Severe Disabilities

This essential text and practitioner guide is unique in its emphasis on fostering academic learning as well as life skills. In-depth chapters cover reading, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as health care needs, communication and social skills, daily living, and job skills. The expert authors present research-based best practices for assessing each student’s needs and crafting individualized education ...

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Teaching Strategic Processes in Reading, Second Edition

This accessible teacher resource and course text shows how to incorporate strategy instruction into the K-8 classroom every day. Cutting-edge theory and research are integrated with practical guidance and reflections from experienced teachers of novice and struggling readers. The book describes the nuts and bolts of creating classroom contexts that foster strategy use, combining explicit comprehension instruction with scaffolded support ...

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