From the Back Cover
Differentiated Instruction (DI) puts the focus on studentactivity rather than direct teacher instruction. In differentiatedclassrooms, students are doing things like moving around the roomto learning stations, leading discussions, giving presentations,and working on teams to solve creative problems. These involvedstudents are highly invested in learning and are given a widevariety of opportunities to succeed.
The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists is the definitivereference for Differentiated Instruction for teachers in gradesK-12. Ready for immediate use, this handy resource includes morethan 150 up-to-date lists for developing instructional materials,planning lessons, and assessing students. Written by two experts onthe topic, the book is filled with practical examples, proventeaching ideas, and engaging activities that can be used or adaptedto meet the wide range of students' individual needs.
Authors Jenifer Fox and Whitney Hoffman show how to:
Teach with the individual in mind
Plan a differentiated curriculum
Create strategies for differentiating language arts, math,science, social studies, art, physical education, and health
Employ commonly used DI techniques for various grade levels
Develop DI classroom management skills
Tap into new media strategies that naturally differentiateinstruction
With this hands-on guide, teachers can meet the instructionalneeds of all students so that they can reach their fullpotential.
Practical examples, teaching ideas, and activities
Includes curriculum design and lesson planning
Hundreds of quick tips, methods, and teaching ideas to delivertrulydifferentiated lessons
About the Author
Jenifer Fox, MEd, has worked for more than twenty-five years asa public and private school teacher and administrator. She is aschool consultant and creator of Strong Planet, a media-driveninteractive curriculum to help all kinds of learners discover theirstrengths. Fox authored the best-selling book Your Child'sStrengths and is an acclaimed international speaker.
Whitney Hoffman is CEO and director of Hoffman Digital Media andcreator of the successful LD Podcast (www.ldpodcast.com), where shehas interviewed many of the leading voices in the special educationfield. Hoffman speaks regularly before education and businessaudiences on the use of social media platforms to createcommunities of learning.