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ERIC Number: ED396858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 191
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56090-097-0
Prescriptions for Success in Heterogeneous Classrooms.
Schurr, Sandra L.
This handbook details 28 specific learning strategies for diverse groups of middle school students, each cast as a prescription applicable for students whose diagnosis reveals certain "conditions" such as particular learning styles or high or low reading skills. Reproducible pages accompany most of the strategies. Following are the activities: (1) "Generic Skill Cards for Reading a Short Story or Novel"; (2) "Magazine Magic Ideas"; (3) "Dialogue Do's for Improving Instruction"; (4) "Ten Ways to Write a Report That Can't Fail"; (5) "Catalogs as Instructional Tools"; (6) "Language Patterns that Lend Themselves to Writing across the Content Areas"; (7) "Read and Relate"; (8) "Clues to Reconstructing the Facts"; (9) "Using Children's Literature to Review, Reinforce, and Reflect Content"; (10) "Learning Stations"; (11) "Models for Differentiating Instruction"; (12) "Taking Copying Out of Reporting"; (13) "Gaming and Simulations"; (14) "Leading Effective Discussions"; (15) "Personality Profiles"; (16) "Questions that Count"; (17) "The Magic of Numbers"; (18) "Looking at Common Things in Uncommon Ways"; (19) "Discovering the Magic of Language"; (20) "Holiday Happenings"; (21) "Response or Learning Journals"; (22) "Real World Tools: Alternatives to the Textbook"; (23) "Interdisciplinary Unit Boxes"; (24) "Interdisciplinary Units: Magazine Style"; (25) "Starter Sentence Sparklers"; (26) "Mini-Books and Maxi-Resources for Stimulating Thinking Skills"; (27) "Lists That Teach"; and (28) "Take Home Learning Kits." Contains 25 references. (KDFB)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Middle School Association, Columbus, OH.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A