Curriculum Mapping for Differentiated Instruction, K-8

by Michelle A. Langa, Janice L. Yost

Curriculum Mapping for Differentiated Instruction, K-8 Synopsis

This lively new instructional resource offers teachers a cohesive and accessible guide to curriculum mapping for the primary classroom. From curriculum mapping, the authors guide teachers through: * Use of standards and rubrics for the development of interdisciplinary units and lessons * Analysis of students' learning styles and needs * Development of differentiated content, process, products, and homework The authors' teacher-friendly framework for blending curriculum mapping with differentiated instruction ensures a student-centered classroom, and their Teachers' Tool Chests offer planning templates and task cards for the sample lessons and units in the book.

Curriculum Mapping for Differentiated Instruction, K-8 Press Reviews

Illustrates best instructional practices for creating and maintaining student-centered classrooms that adhere to rigorous curriculum demands. As an experienced educator who has worked with a wide range of students, I now better understand the connections between curriculum, teaching, and student products. This book will have a prominent place in my professional collection. -- Susan Ratnoff, Special Education Coordinator Helps with planning of content, methodology and assessment and gives an overview of current trends which directly impact what happens in the classroom. The illustrations are great, the charts make it easier to understand ideas presented in the text, the style is easy to read, and the research leads directly into practical ideas which all teachers can use. -- William Fitzhugh, Second Grade Teacher Brings the reader good educational models that have withstood time and does a good job of describing their essence without trivializing them. Written in an easy-to-read style. -- Lloyd Kajikawa, Consultant

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412914949
Publication date: 12th December 2006
Author: Michelle A. Langa, Janice L. Yost
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 136 pages
Categories: Teaching skills & techniques, Curriculum planning & development,

About Michelle A. Langa, Janice L. Yost

Michelle Langa earned her Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration from Hofstra University. Michelle has worked in the field of education since 1973. During that time, she has held positions as Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services and Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Special Education, Executive Director of two different special education non-profit agencies, adjunct college faculty, consultant, and special education teacher. Presently, she is the Curriculum Coordinator for the Farmington School District in Farmington, New Hampshire. Michelle has written several articles dealing with special education, parenting and children's health issues for ParenthoodWeb.com, and LRPNET, and is also the co-author ...

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