Strategies for Great Teaching provides teachers with easy-to-implement strategies to help students to draw personal meaning from the subject matter and strengthen recall and understanding. Each lesson focuses on a unique type of "e-moment" (engaging moment) that connects students through their modalities and multiple intelligences to the material and maximize the learning moment. Teachers of all content areas will learn how to better engage their students and increase their understanding of lessons by adapting the strategies according to their specific needs.
Every good teacher strives to be a great teacher - and this must-have book shows you how! It's filled with practical tips and strategies for connecting with your students in a meaningful and powerful way. Learn how to improve student learning with easy-to-implement daily activities designed to integrate seamlessly into any day of the school year. This is a readable, hands-on guide for both new and seasoned teachers - complete with "20-Day Reality Checks" so you can reflect on your progress and identify areas for improvement.
What college students really say about their instructors, with advice from master educators and teacher trainers
Author: Michigan State University School of Journalism
Publisher: Read the Spirit
“To My Professor: Student Voices for Great College Teaching” begins with remarks by students about their professors. They tend not to be the kind of remarks that professors usually hear, and some are harsh. Others are full of gratitude for teachers who inspire and motivate. The “To My Professor” statements are really just starting points that lead to advice from master teachers. Teaching college is difficult and this book has some potential solutions. More than 50 chapters cover situations including expectations, communication, technology, race, gender and religion, mental and physical health.
High Impact Instruction is a response to the pressing need among school leaders for research-validated, high-leverage instructional practices that have a significant, positive impact on the way teachers teach and students learn. Author Jim Knight provides a simple but powerful framework and set of tools for improving classroom management, content planning, instruction, and assessment. In addition, the book addresses the most effective forms of professional learning that can be used to ensure that teachers learn the Big Four teaching practices: Instructional Coaching, Partnership Learning, and Intensive Learning Teams.
This book_an all-in-one sourcebook of practical ideas and solutions_provides simple, convenient strategies for every classroom teacher. A creative range of 'inside information' is offered for teachers to dip into and savor for their professional and personal pursuits.
In this well-seasoned book, charismatic educator Anita Moultrie Turner shows new teachers, veteran teachers, and staff developers how to blend 11 essential ingredients into effective and productive classrooms where all students can succeed. Easy to read and hard to put down, this Recipe for Great Teaching features: - Classroom stories, quotations, and tasty servings of educational wit and wisdom - Strategies for building effective learning environments - Techniques for successful curriculum planning - Methods for engaging all students in learning - Ways of working with colleagues and the community This inspiring resource offers enticing and delicious ways to spice up your teaching and your students' learning.
Teaching would be easy if there were clear recipes you could follow every time. The Ingredients for Great Teaching explains why this is impossible and why a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work. Instead of recipes, this book examines the basic ingredients of teaching and learning so you can use them wisely in your own classroom in order to become a better and more effective teacher. Taking an approach that is both evidence-based and practical, author Pedro de Bruyckere explores ten crucial aspects of teaching, the research behind them and why they work like they do, combined with everyday classroom examples describing both good and bad practice. Key topics include: Teacher subject knowledge Evaluation and feedback The importance of practice Metacognition Making students think This is essential reading for teachers everywhere.
The ‘nuts and bolts’ of supporting an inclusive program or implementing a new one! Helping teachers meet all students’ learning needs in today’s diverse classrooms, this comprehensive resource shows how to establish an inclusive education program or enrich an existing one. The author provides strategies to assist students who are in special programs, who may be at risk, or who simply need additional support to be successful. Offering 108 reproducible forms and a complete resources section, this practical guide covers: Reading and written language accommodations Strategies for daily assignments and assessments Teaching strategies for mathematics Approaches for improving student behavior
Developed by an acclaimed history teacher in Iowa, this popular resource includes 14 simulations, debates, quiz games and strategy games. It covers key topics from the first explorers to the 2000 presidential elections. Convene a constitutional convention, re-fight the Civil War, relive the Crash of ’29, and much more. Use this ingenious text to reinvigorate your history classes.