Understanding The Learning Process To Effectively Differentiate Instruction By The Center for Development and Learning The underlying ability a teacher must have to orchestrate differentiated instruction day after day, hour after hour, by assessing his/her students and adjusting strategies and tactics moment by moment, requires sophisticated … [Read more...] about Understanding The Learning Process To Effectively Differentiate Instruction
The Simple View Of Reading Research of Importance to All Educators By Linda Farrell, Marcia Davidson, Michael Hunter and Tina Osenga In spite of its importance in the world of reading research, many practicing educators do not know about the Simple View of Reading. It is a formula based on the widely accepted view that reading has two basic … [Read more...] about The Simple View Of Reading
How To Increase Higher Level Thinking By Alice Thomas and Glenda Thorne Most of us don't think about thinking - we just do it. But educators, parents, and legislators have been thinking more about thinking, and thinking about how we want teachers to teach our students to think. As students move from elementary to middle to high school, they are … [Read more...] about How To Increase Higher Level Thinking
What Is Attention? By Glenda Thorne and Alice Thomas Attention Quick Facts Paying attention is the first step in the learning process. Everybody fails to pay attention sometimes, but some people fail to pay attention a lot. Not paying attention to what you are doing can be a problem for both children and adults. For example, not listening to … [Read more...] about What Is Attention?
Hasbrouck-Tindal Table Of Oral Reading Fluency Norms By Jan Hasbrouck and Gerald Tindal Jan Hasbrouck and Gerald Tindal completed an extensive study of oral reading fluency in 2004. The results of their study are published in a technical report entitled, "Oral Reading Fluency: 90 Years of Measurement," which is available on the University of … [Read more...] about Hasbrouck-Tindal Table Of Oral Reading Fluency Norms
Graphomotor Skills: Why Some Kids Hate To Write By Glenda Thorne, Ph.D. Description of Graphomotor Skills Handwriting is complex perceptual-motor skill that is dependent upon the maturation and integration of a number of cognitive, perceptual and motor skills, and is developed through instruction (Hamstra-Bletz and Blote, 1993; Maeland, 1992). … [Read more...] about Graphomotor Skills: Why Some Kids Hate To Write