This guidebook offers powerful, concrete ways to engage all middle and high school students -- especially English learners and students with other special needs -- in successful learning. Teachers will benefit from the practical, evidence-based approaches for teaching standards-based content in any subject area. School and district leaders will benefit from the sustainable schoolwide and districtwide practices that respect diversity and support inclusion. Authors John Carr and Sharen Bertrando provide invaluable insight, tools, and strategies, including: An effective framework for teaching diverse learners in any core discipline Specific steps and resources for helping students organize concepts, develop appropriate use of academic language, and communicate ideas effectively Rubrics identifying key characteristics of five English language proficiency levels, along with teaching strategies appropriate for each Methods for scaffolding assessments to ensure every student has a fair and accurate way to communicate what he or she is learning A lesson plan template for combining and putting into practice all of the ideas, approaches, and tools included in this guidebook... the teacher may sometimes want to allow that student to work alone or work on elaboration tasks with similar students, ... I point to sentence starters on the wall that scaffold English learners to articulate their thoughts (e.g., aI agree with ___anbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching English Learners and Students with Learning Difficulties in an Inclusive Classroom|
|Author||:||John W. Carr, Sharen Bertrando|
|Publisher||:||WestEd - 2012-05|