This advanced teacher’s guide offers a full range of strategies to differentiate instruction to build unique thinking and learning skills required of today’s students. More than an introductory manual for differentiation, this book is a “next step” instrument to help
• integrate resilient thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills into any content area
• build achievement motivation and student self-regulation
• set new roles for learner and instructor that encourage learning autonomy
• utilize revolutionary techniques for designing rigorous curriculum
• inspire young people’s passion and creativity
• create a thriving 21st-century classroom
Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., is director of gifted programs for Bloomington Public Schools in Bloomington, Minnesota, having previously taught elementary, middle-grade, and graduate students for over 20 years. His areas of expertise are brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, and gifted education. He is a highly sought-after professional developer who has worked with schools throughout the United States and internationally. Richard lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.