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Start Where They Are Differentiating for Success with the Young Adolescent (with CD-ROM)

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ISBN-10: 013206913X

ISBN-13: 9780132069137

Edition: 2008

Authors: Karen Hume

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Book details

List price: $47.80
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 6/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

About the Author
The What, Why, Who, When, and Where of Differentiated Instruction
What Is Differentiated instruction?
Success for Every Student: The Model
Why Differentiate?
Who Needs Differentiated Instruction?
When Should You Differentiate?
Where Is Differentiated Instruction Appropriate?
Start Where You Are: Teacher Beliefs and Knowledge
Mental Models
Models of Teaching and Learning
Examining Your Models
Stages in the Change Process
Starting Where You Are
Start Where They Are: Characteristics of Young Adolescentsp36
Early Adolescence: A Defining Time of Life
Physical Development
Social Developmentp43
Emotional Development
Moral Development
Cognitive Development
Start Where They Are: Knowledge of Your Students' Learning Preferences and Interests
Individual Differences
Learning Styles
Student Interests
Obstacles to Differentiating Instruction According to Learner Preferences
Creating and Effective Classroom Learning Community
The Goal of a Classroom Community
The Characteristics of a Learning Community
Participants in a Learning Community Are Caring
Participants in a Learning Community Are Responsible
The Individual in the Community
Quality Curriculum for Young Adolescents
When Students Are Part of the Problem
Essential Understandings
Essential Questions
After the Questions
Differentiation and Essential Understandings
Start Where They Are; Knowledge of Your Students' Understanding
Why Pre-Assess?
The Purpose of Pre-Assessments
Designing and Administering Pre-Assessments
Ways to Pre-Assess
Using Pre-Assessment Information
Unit and Lesson Design in a Differentiated Classroom
Unit Design
Instructional Approaches
Lesson Design
Start Where They Are: Powerful Instructional Strategies
Identifying Similarities and Differences
Summarizing and Note Taking
Nonlinguistic Representations
Generating and Testing Hypotheses
Questions, Cues, and Advance Organizers