Connecting Teachers, Students, And Standards: Strategies For Success In Diverse And Inclusive Classrooms
Publish Date: 2010-07-07
Author: Deborah L. Voltz Michele Jean Sims Betty Nelson
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Creating and sustaining a classroom where every learner succeeds is a challenge for any teacher especially when the elements of diversity and inclusion are added to the mix. How can teachers differentiate instruction in ways that help all students meet standards and develop lifelong learning skills? The authors of Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards provide a comprehensive framework for reaching and teaching English language learners, students from culturally diverse backgrounds, and students with disabilities. In this book, you ll learn how to Select the best instructional methods and materials for diverse learners Create classrooms that are welcoming, practical, and conducive to learning Develop classroom content that allows every student to achieve standards while meeting the individual needs of diverse learners Collaborate effectively with fellow teachers and education specialists Administer assessments that challenge and accommodate diverse learners
The book includes helpful, real-world scenarios that provide tips for connecting with diverse students in the classroom, communicating with their families, and coordinating efforts with colleagues. Packed with practical strategies for handling difficult issues, this is a go-to guide for any teacher facing the complexities of helping diverse learners flourish at school and beyond.