Which is better: Orton, Barton or Wilson? What are the pros and cons? What are your experiences with these methods? Have you tried more than one? (FYI: Barton and Wilson are based on Orton but with different twists. For example, Barton is more scripted).
For more information about each of these methods and a comparison of Barton and Wilson, click the links below:
Classroom accommodations that benefit all students: 1) Provide one direction at a time; 2) Provide visual representation of instructions; 3) Preview and review; 4) Warn students when activities are about to change; 5) Limit instruction segments to 15 minutes and vary the activities; 6) Use a visual outline or note-taker; 7) Slow down; 8) Assume nothing and connect everything. Read the full article here.
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