Differentiating Learning Differences from Disabilities: Meeting Diverse Needs through Multi-Tiered…

Paperback | August 7, 2008

byJohn J. Hoover

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Finally a resource that empowers classroom teachers, Interventionists, and Response to Intervention (RTI) team leaders to successfully implement RTI at the school-level! In his newest book, Differentiationg Learning Differences from Disabilities, John Hoover presents a roadmap to guide K-12 educators in effectively diagnosing their struggling learners’ differences versus disabilities under the RTI framework. He outlines specific behaviors to help identify whether a student has a learning or behavior disorder, struggles due to cultural diversity or struggles to acquire the English language. Providing thirty reproducible forms for assessment, Hoover leads teachers to tackle their own challenges and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of every student in the classroom based on the Three-Tiered Instructional Framework.

 

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  • Numerous evidence-based interventions, particularly those in reading, are provided to assist educators to meet needs in the classroom
  • Includes more than 30 reproducible forms and guides for educators to use with diverse learners within multi-tiered instruction and response to intervention models.
  • A PowerPoint pr esentation is available to adopting course faculty and inservice trainers which can be used as a base presentation to build more detailed workshops or interactive class sessions utilizing the contents of the book (access via our Instructor's Resource Centee; pls contact your Pearson Allyn & Bacon/Merrill representative for details.)

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Finally a resource that empowers classroom teachers, Interventionists, and Response to Intervention (RTI) team leaders to successfully implement RTI at the school-level! In his newest book, Differentiationg Learning Differences from Disabilities, John Hoover presents a roadmap to guide K-12 educators in effectively diagnosing their str...

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  John J. Hoover Differentiating Learning Differences from Disabilities: Meeting Diverse Needs through Multi-Tiered Response to Intervention   By integrating factors of cultural diversity, language differences, and disabilities, this timely new book gives educators a complete picture of the needs of their diverse students at ...

John J. Hoover is currently a senior research associate and adjunct faculty in multicultural special education in the school of education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a former K-12 teacher working with diverse learners with learning and behavior disorders in several states in the Midwest and Southwest US. He has also...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 10.65 × 8.51 × 0.34 inPublished:August 7, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205608272

ISBN - 13:9780205608270

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Table of Contents

Contents

 

List of Forms

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1: Overview of Learning Difference and Disability Issues for Diverse Learners

 

Chapter 2: Multi-Tiered Instructional Programming and Response to Intervention

for Diverse Learners

 

Chapter 3: Characteristics of Second Language Acquisition, Cultural Diversity and

Learning/Behavior Disorders

 

Chapter 4: Cultural Responsive Assessment

 

Chapter 5: Selecting and Using Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices

 

Chapter 6: Bringing it all together from Tier 1 through Special Education Referral:

Ecological Framework to Meet Diverse Needs

 

Chapter 7: Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Interventions

 

Chapter 8: Culturally Responsive Collaboration in Tiered Instruction

 

References

 

Appendices