No More Telling As Teaching

No More Telling As Teaching Author Cris Tovani
ISBN-10 0325092443
Release 2017-04-27
Pages 112
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The truth is, when we rely on lecture in an effort to cover content, we're doing students a disservice. Although lecture can be engaging and even useful, lecture alone cannot give kids real opportunities to learn, retain, and transfer the disciplinary ideas, skills, and practices we're trying to teach. Cris Tovani and Elizabeth Moje help us translate the time spent lecturing into powerful learning experiences where students interact and inquire into topics that matter. Their research-based alternatives help you create the conditions for engaging, relevant work that's inherently interesting and sparks critical thinking. Elizabeth Moje helps us understand the latest research on how people learn, and shows powerful evidence that teachers can increase student learning with more purposeful student participation. Veteran teacher and instructional coach Cris Tovani provides a practical model for instruction that's backed by the current research and puts student engagement at the center of your teaching. Her examples of problem-based learning activities include connections to national standards and topics that matter outside the classroom walls. Together, Elizabeth and Cris make a convincing argument that when we minimize teaching-as-telling and transition to planning for kids to do the work, student engagement soars-and so does learning.



So what Do They Really Know

So what Do They Really Know Author Cris Tovani
ISBN-10 9781571107305
Release 2011
Pages 165
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In So What Do They Really Know? Cris Tovani explores the complex issue of monitoring, assessing, and grading students' thinking and performance with fairness and fidelity. Like all teachers, Cris struggles to balance her student-centered instruction with school system mandates. Her recommendations are realistic and practical; she understands that what isn't manageable isn't sustainable. Cris describes the systems and structure she uses in her own classroom and shows teachers how to use assessments to monitor student growth and provide targeted feedback that enables students to master content goals. She also shares ways to bring students into the assessment cycle so they can monitor their own learning, maximizing motivation and engagement. So What Do They Really Know? includes a wealth of information: Lessons from Cris's classroom Templates showing how teachers can use the workshop model to assess and differentiate instruction Student work, including samples from linguistically diverse learners, struggling readers, and college-bound seniors Anchor charts of student thinking Ideas on how to give feedback Guidelines that explain how conferring is different from monitoring Suggestions for assessing learning and differentiating instruction during conferences Advice for managing ongoing assessment Cris's willingness to share her own struggles continues to be a hallmark of her work. Teachers will recognize their own students and the challenges they face as they join Cris on the journey to figure out how to raise student achievement.



Do I Really Have to Teach Reading

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading Author Cris Tovani
ISBN-10 9781571103765
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 138
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Takes on the challenge of helping students apply reading comprehension strategies in any subject. Shows how teachers can expand on their content expertise to provide instruction students need to understand specific technical and narrative texts. The book includes: examples of how teachers can model their reading process for students; ideas for supplementing and enhancing the use of required textbooks; detailed descriptions of specific strategies taught in context; stories from different high school classrooms to show how reading instruction varies according to content; samples of student work, including both struggling readers and college-bound seniors; a variety of 'comprehension constructors': guides designed to help students recognize and capture their thinking in writing while reading; guidance on assessing students; tips for balancing content and reading instruction.



I Read It But I Don t Get it

I Read It  But I Don t Get it Author Cris Tovani
ISBN-10 9781571100894
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 140
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Practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills. You will be taken step-by-step through practical, theory-based reading instruction that can be adapted for use in any subject area.



No More Mindless Homework

No More Mindless Homework Author Kathy Collins
ISBN-10 0325092818
Release 2017-04-13
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No More Mindless Homework has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from No More Mindless Homework also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full No More Mindless Homework book for free.



The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture Author Randy Pausch
ISBN-10 9781844568321
Release 2008-09-04
Pages 300
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A lot of professors give talks titled ‘The Last Lecture’. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave, ‘Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’ wasn’t about dying. It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, of enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment (because time is all you have and you may find one day that you have less than you think). It was a summation of everything Randy had come to believe. It was about living. In this book, Randy Pausch has combined the humour, inspiration, and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come.



Making Thinking Visible

Making Thinking Visible Author Ron Ritchhart
ISBN-10 1118015037
Release 2011-03-25
Pages 320
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A proven program for enhancing students' thinking and comprehension abilities Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking, begun at Harvard's Project Zero, that develops students' thinking dispositions, while at the same time deepening their understanding of the topics they study. Rather than a set of fixed lessons, Visible Thinking is a varied collection of practices, including thinking routines?small sets of questions or a short sequence of steps?as well as the documentation of student thinking. Using this process thinking becomes visible as the students' different viewpoints are expressed, documented, discussed and reflected upon. Helps direct student thinking and structure classroom discussion Can be applied with students at all grade levels and in all content areas Includes easy-to-implement classroom strategies The book also comes with a DVD of video clips featuring Visible Thinking in practice in different classrooms.



Effective Classroom Management

Effective Classroom Management Author Carlette Jackson Hardin
ISBN-10 013705503X
Release 2011-03
Pages 299
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This reader-friendly, practical book offers you a solid foundation for developing an individualized classroom management plan that suits your unique instructional philosophy. This book examines a variety of models of classroom management arranged according to their primary focus: classroom management as discipline, classroom management as a system, and classroom management as instruction. Presenting a scholarly review of the research base on classroom management, this book will show you how each of the models effectively addresses current Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) standards. In the third edition, the practical orientation of the second edition has been retained while providing you with an updated view of classroom management models and research. The third edition includes: MyEducationLab for Classroom Management is integrated throughout the new edition. This new website features interactive simulations, classroom video, videos of discipline experts, assignments, and activities for students. New Chapter 11 on Positive Behavior Support as a model of classroom management. In 1997 Positive Behavior Support (PBS) became an important aspect of most schools' classroom management system when the amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) became law and required that schools use positive behavioral support and functional behavioral assessment with students with significant behavioral disabilities. Since then, over seven thousand schools have adopted PBS as their primary management plan. New Chapter 14 focuses on research-based best practices in classroom management. This chapter provides nine proven strategies for managing classrooms. New feature Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Students. Classroom teachers need specific strategies for working with students whose behavior is not changed by the strategies that work for the majority of students. Each model now provides more specific information on how to deal with these difficult students. Seven new tables and figures within the text that are designed to give more practical suggestions for using the models. Seven new Tips from the Field provided by state teachers of the year.



No More Low Expectations for English Learners

No More Low Expectations for English Learners Author Julie Nora
ISBN-10 0325074712
Release 2016-09-08
Pages 96
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Teaching English Learners from an asset perspective Too often in classrooms, English Learners are described by what they cannot do, rather than by what they can do. Particularly in mainstream classrooms in which teachers have little or no training in how to meet their needs, ELs are seen through a deficit lens. In No More Low Expectations for English Learners, esteemed EL researcher Jana Echevarria argues that teacher attitude affects student achievement, and describes what best practice methods for supporting ELs academic achievement look like. Julie Nora, an educator and advocate, offers strategies to provide the instructional supports ELs need for both language acquisition and content-area learning. Together, Julie and Jana provide a framework of understandings and practices to make you a more capable teacher of English Learners.



Teaching with Your Mouth Shut

Teaching with Your Mouth Shut Author Donald L. Finkel
ISBN-10 0867094699
Release 2000
Pages 180
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Teaching with Your Mouth Shut is not intended as a manual for teachers; it aims to provoke reflection on the many ways teaching can be organized.



I Never Knew Your Name

I Never Knew Your Name Author Sherry Garland
ISBN-10 0395696860
Release 1994
Pages 32
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An observer laments the lonely life of a teenage suicide whose neighbors didn't even know his name.



Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading

Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading Author Vicki Vinton
ISBN-10 0325077924
Release 2017-03-23
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Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading book for free.



Science Teaching Reconsidered

Science Teaching Reconsidered Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 0309175445
Release 1997-03-12
Pages 104
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Effective science teaching requires creativity, imagination, and innovation. In light of concerns about American science literacy, scientists and educators have struggled to teach this discipline more effectively. Science Teaching Reconsidered provides undergraduate science educators with a path to understanding students, accommodating their individual differences, and helping them grasp the methods--and the wonder--of science. What impact does teaching style have? How do I plan a course curriculum? How do I make lectures, classes, and laboratories more effective? How can I tell what students are thinking? Why don't they understand? This handbook provides productive approaches to these and other questions. Written by scientists who are also educators, the handbook offers suggestions for having a greater impact in the classroom and provides resources for further research.



How to Teach Mathematics Third Edition

How to Teach Mathematics  Third Edition Author Steven G. Krantz
ISBN-10 9781470425524
Release 2015-10-07
Pages 146
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This third edition is a lively and provocative tract on how to teach mathematics in today's new world of online learning tools and innovative teaching devices. The author guides the reader through the joys and pitfalls of interacting with modern undergraduates--telling you very explicitly what to do and what not to do. This third edition has been streamlined from the second edition, but still includes the nuts and bolts of good teaching, discussing material related to new developments in teaching methodology and technique, as well as adding an entire new chapter on online teaching methods.



Mosaic of Thought

Mosaic of Thought Author Ellin Oliver Keene
ISBN-10 0325010358
Release 2007
Pages 292
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Explains how teachers can enhance their students comprehension skills; providing classroom strategies, examples, vignettes, tools for creating reader workshops, advice on think-alouds and conferring, and tips on long-term planning.



Six Easy Pieces

Six Easy Pieces Author Richard P. Feynman
ISBN-10 9780465025299
Release 2011-03-22
Pages 176
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The six easiest chapters from Feynman's landmark work, Lectures on Physics-- specifically designed for the general, non-scientist reader.



The Triggering Town Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing

The Triggering Town  Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing Author Richard Hugo
ISBN-10 9780393077445
Release 1992-08-17
Pages 128
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"Richard Hugo's free-swinging, go-for-it remarks on poetry and the teaching of poetry are exactly what are needed in classrooms and in the world."—James Dickey Richard Hugo was that rare phenomenon of American letters—a distinguished poet who was also an inspiring teacher. The Triggering Town is Hugo's now-classic collection of lectures, essays, and reflections, all "directed toward helping with that silly, absurd, maddening, futile, enormously rewarding activity: writing poems." Anyone, from the beginning poet to the mature writer to the lover of literature, will benefit greatly from Hugo's sayd, playful, profound insights and advice concerning the mysteries of literary creation.