Book Title: Adapting Unstoppable Learning: How to Differentiate Instruction to Improve Student Success at All Learning Levels
Publisher: Solution Tree
Author: Yazmin Pineda Zapata
Foreword by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Modify your curriculum using streamlined assignments, targeted assessments, and student engagement strategies for different learning styles.
This practical guide expands upon the adapting element of the Unstoppable Learning model: (1) planning, (2) launching, (3) consolidating, (4) assessing, (5) adapting, (6) managing, and (7) leading to explore accessible learning for all students. Through specific curriculum and environmental accommodations and modifications, as well as personal and technology supports, K-12 teachers will discover how to provide differentiated instruction to students. Forms, tools, and diagrams designed to aid instructional planning give readers a clear path for supporting students with varying needs, from physical disabilities to twice-exceptionality.
How will this book help you?
- Learn how to adjust curriculum in ways that maintain appropriate levels of rigor for different learning styles.
- Consider real school vignettes and examples that illustrate successful Unstoppable Learning adaptations for inclusive classrooms.
- Study the four guiding principles of systems thinking: relationships, communications, responsiveness, and sustainability.
- Consider the importance of collaboration and communication in learning adaptations.
- Study helpful and informative tools and diagrams intended to aid in planning instruction for different learning styles.
Introduction: About Adapting Learning
Chapter 1: Creating an Adaptation-Friendly Systems Thinking Classroom
Chapter 2: Making Accommodations and Modifications While Ensuring Rigor
Chapter 3: Determining Personal Supports
Chapter 4: Communicating With Key Collaborators
Epilogue: Changing a Belief System