Chunking Lesson Plans™ - Using Precious Teaching Time to Reach More Learners - Seminar will introduce teachers to real-time assessment and creative grouping techniques to focus their limited teaching time in a more productive way. Teachers will learn to teach their lessons in manageable CHUNKS, allow time for students to PROCESS that information with high yield, researched based methods, and then ASSESS student achievement at the end of a lesson to adjust the next lesson.
Differentiated Instruction Strategies to Reach ALL Learners in the Inclusive Classroom - This full day program explores the ways that the brain learns and discusses a variety of brain-based, research supported, "implement tomorrow" strategies that will help teachers reach ALL the learners in their classrooms including gifted, English language learners and students with special needs. The strategies and techniques in this program can be used to support your school or district's differentiation initiatives, common-core implementation, or Response to Intervention requirements. If you want your teachers to realize increased achievement for their students, this program is the first step!
Differentiated Instruction Strategy Blast - Seminar will show successful strategies that differentiate instruction, and motivate ALL students, especially students with special needs in the general classroom. Teachers will discover how to keep learners engaged, to help students with organization and memorization, increase critical thinking skills, and make learning fun and meaningful.
One important issue that we often see when teaching students with special needs is the difference between helping students to complete tasks themselves and hovering over them. The Council for Exceptional Children published a study that addresses and clarifies this issue, Helping or Hovering? Effects [...]
I'm researching resources for special education case management. I'm amazed at how little I can find on the web about the topic. I've not found any books that handle it well either. Does anyone know of a school that does case management exceptionally well, or a resource that covers the topic? [...]