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ISBN-10 0132901706ISBN-13 9780132901703
ISBN-10 0132698161ISBN-13 9780132698160
Author(s): Paul R. Burden; David M. Byrd
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 408

The new edition of this highly-regarded text provides comprehensive, research-based coverage of general teaching methods for K-12 classrooms in a straightforward, user-friendly approach. 

Methods for Effective Teaching: Meeting the Needs of All Students, Sixth Edition,has been thoroughly revised with the most up-to-date, relevant information on planning, instructional strategies, instructional delivery, classroom management and discipline, assessment, and collaborating with colleagues and parents. Strong coverage is given to both teacher-centered and student-centered strategies, and the author team addresses ways to differentiate instruction, promote student thinking, and actively engage students in learning.  

Among the approaches offered in this text readers will find suitable ones for differentiationing instruction for English language learners, Response to Intervention (RTI) for students with special needs, and places emphasis on culturally responsive teaching. A variety of pedagogical features throughout the textbook accommodate different learning styles and are designed to provoke rich classroom discussions about teacher decision-making and authentic application of the concepts involved. All content is aligned to professional standards, including the recently revised InTASC standards, and the numerous features, tables, and lists of recommendations listed throughout ensure that the text is reader-friendly and practical.