Differentiation in the Classroom
Strategies for differentiating instruction and managing the classroom to meet the needs of all learners
High and Low Books to Attract Reluctant Readers
What can you do when one of your students is a reluctant reader? It can be challenging to sell some students on the joys of reading in your classroom. How do you hook students into the joy of reading? Here is a list of High and Low Books to Attract Reluctant Readers. Many of these books are part of a series. Once students find a series they love, they will devour all the books in that reading series. Here are a few ideas to get them started! #reluctantreaders #elementaryreading
Arr, Me Hearties! Island Conquer Gets a Pirate Makeover!
Kids love playing Island Conquer, a free pirate-themed math center game for practicing area and perimeter. Click over to Laura Candler's blog to download this freebie now! #mathgames #areaandperimeter
Differentiation Made Easy - Minds in Bloom
Differentiation has become a huge buzzword in the education field in the last several years, but what many teachers don't realize is that they're probably already differentiating their instruction! Our guest blogger shares four tips for differentiating instruction in this blog post, so click through to learn more. #differentiation #differentiatedinstruction #differentiating #specialeducation
Order of Operations: No-fail strategies that really work!
Order of operations can be frustrating to teach, but it doesn't have to be. Read this post by Laura Candler to discover some fun and effective strategies for teaching order of operations, and download free printables to go with the lesson.
Real talk on how to make differentiation less time-consuming
What exactly does *sustainable* differentiation look like on a daily basis? 5 experienced teachers share the approaches that have (and haven't) worked for them. #differentiation #differentiationtips #differentiationstrategies #differentiatedinstruction #differentiatedteaching
Spelling Word Work Bundle (Distance Learning Resources)
Seek & Spell Challenge is an engaging word work activity that's so fun your kids won't even know they're learning! Both printable and Google Classroom resources are included which makes it easy to differentiate instruction. #LauraCandler #wordwork #literacycenters #spellingactivity
What Your Struggling Students Need You to Know - Minds in Bloom
Every teacher wants to help struggling students, but we don't always know how. This post describes how struggling students may be lacking certain processing skills that would make them more successful. Learn what they are and how to address the issues.
Daily Math Puzzler Program
What if kids actually loved solving word problems? Teachers who use the Daily Math Puzzlers find that this problem-solving program boosts their students' confidence and their math scores skyrocket as well! Four levels make it easy to differentiate; visit this page on Teaching Resources to learn more and download a set of free problem solving assessments! #WordProblems #ProblemSolving #MathWordProblems #WordProblemPrintables #DailyMath #LauraCandler #MathProblemSolving #WordProblemPractice
Classroom Book Clubs: Literature Circles Made Easy
If you're wondering how to get started with Literature Circles, you need to check out Laura Candler's Classroom Book Clubs program! In a series of short videos, Laura explains exactly how to set up and run classroom book clubs. Includes a teacher planning guide and ready-to-use printables for students. Your kids will love this! #LiteratureCircles #BookClubs #ReadingStrategies #LiteracyStrategies #LauraCandler #ClassroomBookClubs
Conversations from the Classroom: How To Teach All Levels...In The Same Classroom!
Providing differentiated instruction for diverse learners with different ability levels and individual student needs at the same time can seem overwhelming, but there are techniques that can make it more manageable. Use these tips for centers and classroom management in elementary classrooms, middle school, and high school. Apply these classroom management strategies for special education or general education classes.
Differentiation Ideas for the ELA Classroom
Not all lesson plans in the English Language Arts Classroom can take on the "one approach suits all." Learning approaches are diverse and require that we as teachers try and meet student needs using a variety of differentiated instruction methods. Find out about strategies such as choice boards and more on the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #englishlanguagearts
Reading Disabilities: 15 Causes and 10 Solutions - Minds in Bloom
Reading disabilities are all too prevalent in schools today. Our guest blogger is a reading specialist, and she's sharing 15 signs that a student has a reading disability, as well as 10 solutions for reading disabilities to aid in reading progress for kids.
Strategies to Help Slow-Working Students | Cult of Pedagogy
We want students to work at their own pace, but when one student is significantly slower than his peers, it can cause problems for him and for his teachers. These strategies can help. | Cult of Pedagogy
Comics to Differentiate Instruction - Minds in Bloom
Comic strips provide instantaneous differentiation, believe it or not! You can do a wealth of different assignments and activities using comic strips, mind maps, and storyboards. All of these lend to differentiating your instruction, engaging learners, and contributing to academic growth.