More Best Practices For High School Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412963443
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Outstanding high school teachers share award-winning practices for managing classrooms and using technology, and for teaching science, mathematics, language arts, social studies, music, art, and physical education.

Best Practices For Middle School Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209616
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Best-selling author Randi Stone brings together a collection of best classroom practices by award-winning teachers from schools throughout the United States to inspire new and experienced middle school teachers with time-tested ideas. Best Practices for Middle School Classrooms is packed with ready-to-go lessons and units written by teachers who have used these ideas successfully in their own classrooms. Each lesson or strategy includes recommended grade levels, clear objectives, a listing of relevant national or state standards, materials lists, and easy-to-follow directions and tips. Readers will find ideas for: Managing effective classrooms, using technology, and assessing students Teaching in science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies Engaging students in music, art, and physical education Learn how some of the best teachers in the nation reach their middle school students—with best practices from the teachers themselves!

Best Practices For Elementary Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209594
Size: 56.83 MB
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There is no better way to learn the craft of teaching than by watching an expert teacher at work. In this sequel to Randi Stone's Best Classroom Practices, nationally recognized, award-winning elementary teachers showcase selected practices from their classroom repertoire to share with their colleagues. Learn what it takes to build a productive, engaged community of learners from some of the nation's best teachers in their own words. This inspirational, one-stop guide covers everything from classroom management to teaching reading, writing, math, science, social studies, music, art, technology, and physical education. You will find: - Detailed, successful teaching strategies with lists of relevant standards and materials needed - Innovative activities, projects, lesson plans, and units of study for every content area - Classroom strategies across the curriculum, including ideas for involving parents and ways to make inclusion work Best Practices for Elementary Classrooms provides a wide array of excellent lessons to choose from, road-tested by your award-winning colleagues.

Best Practices For Teaching Reading

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 151072009X
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Following the successful format of the companion volumes for teaching writing, mathematics, science, and social studies, Best Practices for Teaching Reading presents firsthand accounts of outstanding instructional strategies and lessons for teaching reading to students in both elementary and secondary school. Randi Stone brings readers into the classrooms of more than twenty-five award-winning teachers who share their unique and creative strategies for reaching elementary and secondary learners with diverse learning styles and abilities. From getting fourth-grade students excited to study Shakespeare to creating “wonder journals” to incorporating reading in the math classroom, these teachers have tried it all! With forty classroom-tested strategies, Best Practices for Teaching Reading provides practical guidance for building students’ decoding and vocabulary skills while developing their comprehension and motivation for reading. This collection of best practices presents useful tips in getting students to: · Get excited about reading · Make connections between different texts · Become effective writers as well as readers · Use literacy skills across the curriculum Veteran and new teachers alike will find an abundance of fresh ideas to teach reading while helping students build confidence, increase academic achievement, and develop critical thinking skills.

Rti Strategies For Secondary Teachers

Author: Susan Gingras Fitzell
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412992222
Size: 35.85 MB
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A ′strategy bank′ for secondary teachersWhile planning lessons, many teachers wonder: ôIf I try this, will it work?ö ôWill I lose ground in teaching the concept?ö ôWill it help my students make the grade, pass the state tests, or get into college?ö Teachers want solutions, not theory. This book offers a bank of proven RTI strategies for Grades 6û12 that will improve test scores and student achievement for all students, not just struggling learners. Susan Gingras Fitzell explains how RTI fits into secondary education and applies it to math, reading comprehension, writing, and more. She summarizes tiers one, two, and three in teacher-friendly language and includes:Easily implemented and practical interventionsSample lesson plans and visual models Examples of how to address budgeting, staffing, performance, and student culture constraints The grouping strategies included in each lesson plan improve studentsÆ social skills, and can reduce referrals to special education depending on other circumstances. RTI Strategies for Secondary Teachers will help teachers take their instruction up a notch in every classroom and reduce stress in the process.á

Rethinking High School

Author: Harvey Daniels
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325003245
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Organized around eleven fundamental choices that all secondary schools must make, this book serves as a checklist, an agenda, and a study guide for high school reform.

Best Practices Of Award Winning Secondary School Principals

Author: Sandra Harris
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361853
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Over 100 of the best field-based practices of award-winning secondary principals are examined to help school leaders produce a successful, thriving school environment.

Teaching Secondary And Middle School Mathematics

Author: Daniel J. Brahier
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317412354
Size: 12.88 MB
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Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics combines the latest developments in research, standards, and technology with a vibrant writing style to help teachers prepare for the excitement and challenges of teaching secondary and middle school mathematics today. In the fully revised fifth edition, scholar and mathematics educator Daniel Brahier invites teachers to investigate the nature of the mathematics curriculum and reflect on research-based "best practices" as they define and sharpen their own personal teaching styles. The fifth edition has been updated and expanded with a particular emphasis on the continued impact of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and NCTM’s just-released Principles to Actions, as well as increased attention to teaching with technology, classroom management, and differentiated instruction. Features include: A full new Chapter 7 on selection and use of specific tools and technology combined with "Spotlight on Technology" features throughout clearly illustrate the practical aspects of how technology can be used for teaching or professional development. Foundational Chapters 1 and 2 on the practices and principles of mathematics education have been revised to build directly on Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and Principles to Actions, with additional references to both documents throughout all chapters. A new Chapter 4 focuses on the use of standards in writing objectives and organizing lesson plan resources while an updated Chapter 5 details each step of the lesson planning process. A fully revised Chapter 12 provides new information on teaching diverse populations and outlines specific details and suggestions for classroom management for mathematics teachers. Classroom Dialogues" features draws on the author’s 35-year experience as an educator to present real-world teacher-student conversations about specific mathematical problems or ideas "How Would You React?" features prepares future teachers for real-life scenarios by engaging them in common classroom situations and offering tried-and-true solutions. With more than 60 practical, classroom-tested teaching ideas, sample lesson and activities, Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics combines the best of theory and practice to provide clear descriptions of what it takes to be an effective teacher of mathematics.

2004 Secondary Teacher Induction Kit

Author: Harriett Arnold
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781412906814
Size: 58.78 MB
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Updated for 2004! This collection of key books will help you deal effectively with the challenges of being a teacher. The Secondary Teacher Induction Kit contains 5 essential resources to help you excel: Best Practices for High School Classrooms What Award-Winning Secondary Teachers Do This practical, step-by-step teaching approach provides the keys to transforming your classroom from teacher-focused to student-focused. Making Your First Year a Success The Secondary Teacher's Survival Guide This easy-to-follow handbook shares valuable solutions and insights into the issues and concerns that have traditionally baffled beginning teachers. Succeeding in the Secondary Classroom Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers This resource provides useful teaching ideas for middle and high school teachers who want to excel during that all-important first year. Secrets for Secondary School Teachers, Second Edition How to Succeed in Your First Year In this updated version of the successful Secrets for Secondary School Teachers, you will learn tangible ways to supercharge your teaching skills, while avoiding the pitfalls common to beginning teachers. Relationship-Driven Classroom Management Strategies That Promote Student Motivation With this valuable resource, teachers can foster social-emotional learning, raise student achievement, and create a more positive classroom environment. Save over $25 off the individually priced books. Get all 5 books for $115! The books are presented as a boxed kit.

Chemistry Education

Author: Javier GarcÃa-MartÃnez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527336052
Size: 12.64 MB
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This comprehensive collection of top-level contributions provides a thorough review of the vibrant field of chemistry education. Highly-experienced chemistry professors and chemistry education experts at universities all over the world cover the latest developments in chemistry learning and teaching, as well as the pivotal role of chemistry for shaping the future world. Adopting a practice-oriented approach, they offer a critical view of the current challenges and opportunities of chemistry education, highlighting the pitfalls that can occur, sometimes unconsciously, in teaching chemistry and how to circumvent them. The main topics discussed include the role of technology, best practices, science visualization, and project-based education. Hands-on tips on how to optimally implement novel methods of teaching chemistry at university and high-school level make this is a useful resource for professors with no formal training in didactics as well as for secondary school teachers.