Differentiating Textbooks

Strategies to Improve Student Comprehension and Motivation

Differentiating Textbooks is the next logical—and practical—step toward improving your students' ability to read, comprehend, and retain what they are taught in content-area textbooks. Find out how to motivate your students as they are confronted with text which is generally written in a less-than-engaging expository style. This helpful guide shows you how to teach the child, not the textbook, and folds naturally into any differentiated instruction-based classroom.

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Differentiating Textbooks is the next logical—and practical—step toward improving your students' ability to read, comprehend, and retain what they are taught in content-area textbooks. Find out how to motivate your students as they are confronted with text which is generally written in a less-than-engaging expository style. This helpful guide shows you how to teach the child, not the textbook, and folds naturally into any differentiated instruction-based classroom.

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About the Author(s)

Char Forsten has earned a national reputation as a renowned speaker, author, and educator. A former teaching principal with eighteen years of proven experience, her seminars receive outstanding reviews for being practical, down to earth, and filled with easy-to-use ideas.

Jim Grant is an internationally renowned educator, author, and keynote speaker, and is regarded by fellow educators as one of America's most passionate advocates for children. A teaching principal for almost twenty years, he founded Staff Development for Educators (SDE, Inc.), with the goal of creating classrooms where all students can succeed.

Betty Hollas knows what works in today's classrooms because she's been there. A former Teacher of the Year, she has more than twenty-five years of experience as a teacher and principal.

Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 160 pp/paper
Year: 2003
Item No: 4848
ISBN: 978-1884548-48-2

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