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 instruction by providing a range of instructional strategies and reading activities that are engaging, effective, and accessible to diverse learners.
This six page (tri-fold) laminated guide is a convenient, affordable, and practical resource for those teaching reading/English language arts in inclusive classrooms. It features specific techniques as well as evidence-based advice for targeting critical literacy skills such as fluency, writing, and vocabulary. Teachers will derive immediate benefits from ready-to-use strategies and straightforward guidance, including ways to:
- Make the most of peer support
- Build a classroom library
- Adapt the read-aloud model
- Assess understanding
- Design literacy centers
- Include parents and other school professionals
By Paula Kluth and Kelly Chandler-Olcott. 2012. 6 pages. ISBN 978-1-93560-965-0. #NP228.