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Brain-Compatible Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners

By Colleen Kearney Rich on April 1, 2010


Brain-Compatible Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners

Marjorie Hall Haley, associate professor, College of Education and Human Development

Brain-Compatible Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners (Allyn & Bacon/Merrill, June 2009) is written for teachers looking for solid instructional practices that work well with mainstream and English language learners. Drawing on current neuroscience research, the book presents a theoretical overview of 12 topics that contribute to successful brain-compatible teaching and learning, as well as differentiating instruction for English language learners. The book also examines differentiating instruction and how to use such strategies as anchor activities and structures, providing sample lessons of each.


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