Literacy

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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RTI: Response-to-Intervention Classroom Reference Guide

This six-page laminated reference guide is designed to increase educators’ understanding of Response-to-Intervention (RTI), and provides valuable information on its implementation. Although literacy has been the primary focus for RTI in most schools, RTI is also applicable to other academic areas, as well as student behavior. By Joseph Casbarro, Ph.D. 2013. 6 pages. ISBN: 978-1-935609-76-6. #NP239

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Differentiated Instruction: Creating Inclusive Classrooms

This six-page laminated reference guide provides a framework of examples in differentiated instruction. These will help classroom teachers differentiate their instruction using Retrofit and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approaches and Multiple Intelligence (MI) theory. It also provides actions administrators can take to promote inclusive education and differentiated instruction. By Jacqueline Thousand & Richard Villa. 2018. 6 pages. ISBN: 978-1-938539-86-2. ...

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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal (Volume 52, Issue 4)

The theme of this issue supporting students to achieve positive outcomes. It includes articles about Reconceptualizing Instruction for Writing in Science Using the WiS Planning Tool, Supporting Students With Co-Occurring Language and Behavioral Deficits in the Classroom, Improving Reading Comprehension of Informational Text, Practical Components for Getting the Most From a Token Economy, and Building Collaborative Relationships With Parents. By ...

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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal Special Arts and Education Issue (Volume 52, Issue 3)

This special issue focuses on advances in arts and education. It includes articles about dramatic inquiry, inclusive music classrooms, supporting writing in inclusive classrooms with arts-based strategies, visual arts content literacy, teaching language and literacy through the visual arts, and digital tools for visual arts. The issue also includes an interview with incoming CEC President Jennifer Lesh, Ph.D., bios of ...

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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal (Volume 52, Issue 2)

This issue features articles about promoting play in early childhood programs for children with ASD, embedding self-regulation into reading interventions, reading comprehension strategies for high-schools students with ASD, promoting independence with vocational audio and video prompting for students with ASD, picture-based situation cards to support problem-solving skill development for young children with disabilities, and CEC news. By Academic Editor, Dawn ...

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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal Special SOTP Issue (Volume 52, Issue 1)

This special issue features the 2019 CEC State of the Special Education Profession Survey Report. Additional articles and columns address check in/check out, diversity in the profession, assistive technology, perspectives on the State of the Profession Report, coverage of the 2019 Special Education Legislative Summit, and other CEC news. By Dawn A. Rowe. 2019. 60 pages. ISSN: 0040-0599. #P6321. Order ...

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10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties

Brain-friendly strategies to help all students become lifelong readers. Learning to read is more than just an educational issue; it’s a social justice issue. Did you know that struggling readers are twice as likely as their peers to drop out of high school? Through time-tested, research-based neurocognitive teaching strategies, 10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students with Reading Difficulties will enable ...

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TEACHING Exceptional Children 51.3 – Special Issue on Dyslexia

This special issue provides an in-depth examination of dyslexia. Articles address current research on dyslexia, unique considerations related to eligibility for special education services, strategies and approaches to instruction, and assistive technology. It includes a quiz entitled, What Do You Know About Dyslexia? Editor, Kristin L. Sayeski | ISSN: 0040-0599 | Published: January-February 2019 | Item #P6306

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Seeing the Spectrum: Teaching English Language Arts to Adolescents with Autism

With 1 in 59 children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), odds are that students on the spectrum will be in many classrooms across every subject area. Seeing the Spectrum argues that secondary English teachers are uniquely equipped to prepare students with autism for future success, both in school and in life. Writing for preservice and current English language ...

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Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom Practical Tools and Strategies

In this new book, bestselling author Barbara R. Blackburn and intervention expert Bradley S. Witzel show you how to develop rigorous RTI and MTSS programs that will support students and lead them to lasting success. Written in a clear, engaging style, “Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom” combines an in-depth discussion of the issues facing at-risk and students with ...

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Phonological Awareness: From Research to Practice (2nd ed.)

Translating cutting-edge research into practical recommendations for assessment and instruction, this book has helped thousands of readers understand the key role of phonological awareness in the development of reading, writing, and spelling. It clearly shows how children’s knowledge about the sound structure of spoken language contributes to literacy acquisition. Evidence-based strategies are described for enhancing all learners’ phonological awareness and ...

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How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction: Resources for Grades K-3

Tens of thousands of K-3 teachers have relied on this book—now revised and expanded with more than 50% new material—to plan and deliver effective literacy instruction tailored to each student’s needs. The authors provide a detailed framework for implementing differentiated small-group instruction over multi-week cycles. Each component of the beginning reading program is addressed—phonological awareness, word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, and ...

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Differentiated Reading Instruction: Strategies and Technology Tools to Help All Students Improve

Learn how tech tools can make it easier to differentiate reading instruction, so you can reach all of your students and help them increase their fluency and comprehension. This practical guide brings together evidence-based principles for differentiated reading instruction and user-friendly tech tools, to help students grow as readers. Differentiated Reading Instruction includes guidance on using text-to-speech tools, developing tech-based ...

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Webinar: Improving the Writing of Students with Disabilities: An Explicit Instruction Framework

Many students with learning disabilities can benefit from systematic and explicit approaches to teaching writing. Writing can be a forgotten but critically important academic area for students with learning disabilities across elementary through high school grades. A framework of explicit instruction, including a variety of components such as modeling, scaffolding of supports, and close monitoring of student performance, can help ...

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