Books

Books

Diane Heacox is the author of three books published by Free Spirit Publishing. 

 Schools receive a free 60-minute live webinar with Diane with the purchase of 15 books. Contact Diane for more information.

Differentiation for Gifted Learners
Going Beyond the Basics
with Richard Cash

Connect unique learning differences among gifted and academically talented students to specific teaching and learning methods of differentiation that best address their needs. Topics include critical and creative thinking, interdisciplinary concepts, learning autonomy and specific affective curriculum needs. Additional chapters focus on giftedness defined in diverse groups, twice exceptional learners, defensible programs and services for elementary through senior high students, underachievement amongst gifted populations, co-teaching and instructional coaching. Also included are leadership strategies for embedding differentiation in classroom practice.

Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom
How to Reach and Teach All Learners
Second Edition

Get a practical introduction to differentiation. This book explains how to differentiate instruction in a wide range of classroom settings and curriculum topics. Practical, do-able strategies are introduced to provide challenge, choice and variety in learning. Other chapters focus on differentiation for special populations including gifted and academically talented learners, on-going assessment strategies and management of inclusive differentiated classrooms.

Making Differentiation a Habit
How to Ensure Success in Academically Diverse Classrooms
Second Edition

Educators will find specific, user-friendly tools to optimize teaching, learning and assessment. This book provides new ideas, fresh perspectives and additional research-based strategies designed to help teachers seamlessly integrate differentiation practices into their daily routines. In addition, a wealth of practical and specific tools, templates and checklists enable you to effectively implement new differentiation strategies tomorrow!