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Shifting Class Instruction Toward Differentiation

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The research is compelling: When teachers differentiate reading instruction, students learn more. But teachers are too often given the expectation of differentiation without the details on how to make it work. In No More Reading Instruction Without Differentiation, Lynn Bigelman and Debra Peterson offer a framework that adapts instruction based on individual students' needs and interests.

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One Size Fits Some

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The research says it: when teachers differentiate reading instruction, students learn more. In their new book, No More Reading Instruction Without Differentiation, authors Lynn Bigelman and Debra Peterson offer a framework to adapt instruction based on individual students' needs and interests. In this post adapted from the first section of the book, Lynn breaks apart the idea of one-size-fits-all instruction and understands, truly, that one size only fits some students, some of the time.

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