Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Science

Grades K-8, 2008

By: Gayle H. Gregory and Elizabeth Hammerman

Help all your students "do" science confidently and successfully!
Preparing students to understand and adapt to the rapid pace of scientific and technological changes is an important educational priority. Using proven strategies for differentiating instruction, authors Gayle H. Gregory and Elizabeth Hammerman provide a blueprint for strengthening science instruction and accommodating students' individual learning styles.
This educator-friendly resource is aligned with national science curriculum standards and includes:

  1. Grade-appropriate sample lessons and strategies for inquiry-based, problem-based, and cooperative learning
  2. Guidelines for creating performance tasks that have real-world applications
  3. Methods for using data-based assessment before, during, and after learning
  4. A collection of templates, planners, checklists, and graphic organizers
  5. A CD-ROM with reproducibles for classroom instruction

Rich in content and tools, Differential Instructional Strategies for Science, Grades K--8 is the perfect resource to help elementary and middle school students become more creative and engaged thinkers and inquirers.