32: Flexible Classroom Elements for Effective Responsive Teaching

Chapter 6 in Tomlinson, Carol A., and Jay McTighe.  Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids.  Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2006. Print.       How to Change Several Classroom Elements as Part of Good Responsive Teaching   Time: Negotiate extra time on tasks for students who work […]

22: Explicit Instruction

Chapter 1 in Archer, Anita L., and Charles A. Hughes. Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching. New York: Guilford, 2011. Print.     Explicit: direct, unambiguous teaching approach Components: series of scaffolds clear statements of purpose and rationale for learning a new skill clear explanations & demonstrations of target supported practice with feedback until mastery is achieved Emphasis Small chunks […]