Differentiating Science Instruction and Assessment for Learners With Special Needs, K–8

by Kevin D. Finson, Christine K. Ormsbee, Mary M. Jensen

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  • 1452224498
  • 9781412993999
  • 9781452224497
  • 9781452236629

Field-tested strategies for teaching science to students with special needs

This timely, practical guidebook shows general and special educators how to retool science activities and assessments for students with special needs. The authors cover a broad range of topics in an orderly, concise fashion, including:

  • National and state requirements for science learning
  • Pedagogical strategies for collaborative learning groups, individual contracts, self-paced learning centers, literature circles, and team projects
  • Grade-appropriate ways to revise science activities and assessments
  • Step-by-step instructions for using rubrics for evaluation, revision, and assessment
  • Information on teacher collaboration and specific disabilities
  • SAGE Publications; March 2011
  • ISBN: 9781452224497
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Differentiating Science Instruction and Assessment for Learners With Special Needs, K–8
  • Author: Kevin D. Finson; Christine K. Ormsbee; Mary M. Jensen
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1452224498
  • 9781412993999
  • 9781452224497
  • 9781452236629

In The Press

“This book provides practical guidance for teachers on ways to make science lessons accessible to all students. It contains a variety of vignettes, suggestions for revising written and printed materials for the spectrum of common learning disabilities, and suggested modifications in science lessons with sidebars that describe strategies and accommodations for students who face learning challenges in the regular classroom."