a school leader s guide to implementing the common core inclusive practices for all students

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A School Leader S Guide To Implementing The Common Core

Author : Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley
ISBN : 9781317670681
Genre : Education
File Size : 89. 34 MB
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This accessible resource addresses the problems, challenges, and issues that general and special education leaders frequently face on a day-to-day basis in implementing the Common Core standards in their schools. Grounded in best practices from current literature, this text provides leaders with practical solutions to working with teachers and differentiating instruction for all students—including students with special needs, ESL, and ELL learners. A School Leader’s Guide to Implementing the Common Core presents a cohesive framework and offers viable options for effective inclusive instruction based on students‘ varied learning needs. Special Features: Vignettes and "Research-Based Practical Tips" offer concrete connections to school contexts and illustrate practical applications. Explores current trends in Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), and Response to Intervention (RTI), and how they relate to the Common Core Standards. Guides leaders through the development of effective policies for culturally responsive instruction in the classroom.

How To Make Data Work

Author : Jenny Grant Rankin
ISBN : 9781317353393
Genre : Education
File Size : 55. 6 MB
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Educators are increasingly responsible for using data to improve teaching and learning in their schools. This helpful guide provides leaders with simple steps for facilitating accurate analysis and interpretation of data, while avoiding common errors and pitfalls. How to Make Data Work provides clear strategies for getting data into workable shape and creating an environment that supports understanding, analysis, and successful use of data, no matter what data system or educational technology tools are in place in your district. This accessible resource makes data easy to understand and use so that educators can better evaluate and maximize their systems to help their staff, students, and school succeed. With this tried-and-true guidance, you’ll be prepared to advocate for tools that adhere to data reporting standards, avoid misinterpretation of data, and improve the data use climate in your school.

The Leader S Guide To Working With Underperforming Teachers

Author : Sally J Zepeda
ISBN : 9781317518051
Genre : Education
File Size : 82. 63 MB
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Under increasing pressure in the face of teacher evaluation systems and accountability measures, schools must focus on those teachers that exhibit marginal to incompetent teaching behaviors in their classrooms. This book is a vital resource for educational leaders who are responsible for instructional programs and teacher evaluation. Zepeda’s tried-and-true strategies will help you take the necessary steps to support and mentor struggling teachers by detecting underperformance, developing strategies to help teachers, engaging in difficult conversations to enact plans of improvement, and following legal requirements. The practical tools found in this book will help teachers improve their instruction, assessment, classroom management, and teamwork.

Mentoring Is A Verb

Author : Russ Olwell
ISBN : 9781317397953
Genre : Education
File Size : 56. 38 MB
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This accessible guide offers school leaders a wealth of strategies to foster a culture where educators engage with young people to encourage college readiness and career success. Based in research and best practices, Mentoring is a Verb explains how to build effective mentoring programs as well as encourage educators to individually mentor students. Olwell breaks down the key elements it takes to forge lasting relationships with students and addresses ways to connect to at-risk students. Packed with actionable steps, this book gives you the tools to help your students set high expectations and goals, recognize and address barriers to success, plan for the future, and reach their post-graduation aspirations.

Collaboration And Co Teaching For English Learners

Author : Andrea Honigsfeld
ISBN : 9781483346021
Genre : Education
File Size : 39. 51 MB
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Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively. The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive. In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement. Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include Templates for creating EL profiles that will enable you to address their unique needs Prompts for Professional Learning activities (for teams or individuals) and further reading The latest research findings on best instructional practices that benefit ELs This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.

The Complete Guide To Rti

Author : Dolores Burton
ISBN : 9781412997096
Genre : Education
File Size : 73. 29 MB
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This comprehensive toolkit prepares educators for the future of RTI. Included are strategies, techniques, and online resources for evaluating existing programs and implementing RTI effectively.

A Guide To Co Teaching

Author : Richard A. Villa
ISBN : 9781452285016
Genre : Education
File Size : 45. 65 MB
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Your go-to guide for co-teaching! When you and a co-teacher bring together your individual skill sets and strategies, you'll create a more enjoyable, creative, and productive teaching experience—with more effective outcomes for students. Featuring updated research and case studies, this brand-new edition of the go-to guide profiles the supportive, parallel, complementary, and team-teaching approaches to co-teaching. New features include: Updated discussions of co-teaching in the RTI process New explorations of the roles of paraprofessionals, administrators, and even students New lesson plans linked to the Common Core and technology Forms and tools for establishing trust, improving communication, and planning

Ccss And Udl Common Core State Standards And Universal Design For Learning

Author : Joseph Casbarro
ISBN : 9781935609773
Genre : Education
File Size : 42. 85 MB
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Given the prevalence of student diversity, schools are struggling to find ways to help with the implementation of CCSS. With the wide range of student learning styles, socioeconomic backgrounds and life experiences, one key to meeting this challenge is the use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Originally developed to address the instructional needs of students with disabilities, UDL is now being embraced as an answer to creating learning environments where all students, regardless of their individual differences, can meet the CCSS. Designed for classroom teachers, this guide provides practical strategies and best practices for utilizing UDL as a means to help students successfully access and achieve the CCSS.

Inclusive Middle Schools

Author : Craig H. Kennedy
ISBN : 1557664862
Genre : Education
File Size : 87. 35 MB
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Finally, middle school educators and administrators will have the practical information they need to bring successful inclusion practices into their schools. In this issue-focused, easy-to-read book, readers will see a diverse range -- from urban to suburban school settings -- of real middle school students and teachers in their classrooms. Each chapter gives middle school teachers the latest information and research-based strategies they'll use to successfully implement inclusion. They'll learn all the keys to inclusion, including how to collaborate, differentiate instruction, manage behavior, and modify the core curriculum. For professionals in special education, especially those who work with students with severe disabilities, this positive, upbeat handbook will inspire them to make inclusion work in their middle school.

Literacy Instruction For Inclusive Classrooms

Author : Paula Kluth
ISBN : 9781935609650
Genre : Education
File Size : 58. 69 MB
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This laminated reference guide written by renowned authors, Paula Kluth and Kelly Chandler-Olcott, provides valuable information on how to enhance literacy instruction for all students within inclusive classroom environments.Packed with practical strategies, this guide addresses topics such as: * Selecting formal literacy assessments * Supporting family literacy * Building a library in your diverse classroom * Designing literacy stations for all students * Involving collaborators in literacy instruction * Making the most of peer support * Adapting the read aloud * Differentiating literature circles * Developing reading fluency * And much, much more

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