Monique Badal

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Energizing Ideas for a Flexible ELA Classroom

Ariel Sacks says teachers who read The Flexible ELA Classroom will get to know "an enthusiastic, skilled teacher" effectively applying "many of the …

Teaching

Carol Tomlinson on Differentiation: Responsive Teaching

Personalizing Support With Response to Intervention

How to Identify Which Students Need Tiered Instruction<p>Charles R. Drew Charter School uses a universal screener -- a schoolwide Aimsweb Screening -- …

Florida's Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Guidance is a document entitled MTSS Implementation Components: Ensuring Common Language and Understanding. IT …

Interventions for Struggling Readers

Use of Ongoing Progress Monitoring to Improve Reading Instruction (PDF)<p>Response to Intervention - (RtI)<p>• RtI in Reading First Schools in Florida: …

Teaching

Center on Response to Intervention

"MTSS and RTI are often used interchangeably. What is it that separates them? "<br>full story »<p>"We hear a lot about fidelity of implementation when …

Florida Inclusion Network

About Us<p>Our Mission: The Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) collaborates with all districts and schools to provide customized services and supports …

Disability

How to Adapt Your Teaching Strategies to Student Needs

If the student has difficulty learning by listening, then try…<p>Before the lesson:<p>Pre-teach difficult vocabulary and concepts<br>• State the objective, …

Teaching

Differentiated Instruction for Reading

What does it look like for reading?<p>Differentiation strategies applied to reading can be designed to help students learn a range of skills including, …

Pedagogy

Differentiated Reading Instruction

Think-Pair-Share | Classroom Strategy

Decide upon the text to be read and develop the set of questions or prompts that target key content concepts.<p>Describe the purpose of the strategy and …

Teaching

Guided Reading with Jenna Complete Lesson

Lesson ObjectiveLearn how to implement this differentiation system in your classLength28 minQuestions to ConsiderHow does Jenna model expectations to …

Rising to the Challenge with Literature Circles

Lesson ObjectiveRead, discuss, and analyze texts in small groupsLength9 minQuestions to ConsiderHow do literature circles help students further …

Analyzing Texts: Putting Thoughts on Paper

2b<p>Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.<p>a. Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general …

Teaching

Integrating Technology and Literacy

If, like my school, you're in a "Chromebook District," these suggested tools will work well because all integrate perfectly when you sign in with …

Education Technology

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

• Whole-group instruction<br>• Guided practice<br>• Independent practice<br>• Reflection<p>1. Personalize whole-group instruction and gather formative data.<p>Whole-group …

Education Technology

Developing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Since 2006, P.K. Yonge has used a tiered system, where every student receives core instruction, known as Tier One. Some students need supplemental …

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

1. Start Slow<p>Experiencing comprehensive student-centered instruction for the first time makes some kids uneasy. I’ll never forget the high school …

Pedagogy