ERIC Number: EJ650532
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Straddling the Fence: Implementing Best Practices in an Age of Accountability.
Brighton, Catherine M.
Gifted Child Today, v25 n3 p30-33 Sum 2002
This article discusses how one middle school social studies teacher balances differentiated instruction, best practices, and state-mandated accountability. Recommendations include: begin with the end in mind; teach conceptually; think of the standards as providing useful scaffolding; limit and differentiate test-taking strategies; and let data drive the differentiation. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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