This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the first edition. It includes more than sixty-one chapters designed to improve the teaching of beginning, mid-career, or senior faculty members. The topics cover both traditional tasks of teaching as well as broader concerns, such as diversity and inclusion in the classroom and technology in educational settings.
A Co-Publication of Routledge and NAEYC Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years offers early childhood teacher educators, professional development providers, and early childhood educators in pre-service, in-service, and continuing education settings a thought-provoking guide to effective, appropriate, and intentional use of technology with young children. This book provides strategies, theoretical frameworks, links to research evidence, descriptions of best practice, and resources to develop essential digital literacy knowledge, skills and experiences for early childhood educators in the digital age. Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years puts educators right at the intersections of child development, early learning, developmentally appropriate practice, early childhood teaching practices, children’s media research, teacher education, and professional development practices. The book is based on current research, promising programs and practices, and a set of best practices for teaching with technology in early childhood education that are based on the NAEYC/FRC Position Statement on Technology and Interactive Media and the Fred Rogers Center Framework for Quality in Children’s Digital Media. Pedagogical principles, classroom practices, and teaching strategies are presented in a practical, straightforward way informed by child development theory, developmentally appropriate practice, and research on effective, appropriate, and intentional use of technology in early childhood settings. A companion website (http://teccenter.erikson.edu/tech-in-the-early-years/) provides additional resources and links to further illustrate principles and best practices for teaching and learning in the digital age.
30 E-Tools for Collaborating, Creating, and Publishing Across the Curriculum
Author: Steve Johnson
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
"In this Web 2.0 world, your students are communicating, customizing, and creating like never before. It's no surprise, therefore, that standards for the twenty-first century classroom recognize the value of teaching with digital tools. Knowing how to effectively teach with them is another matter altogether. In Digital Tools for Teaching, educator and self-proclaimed techno-geek Steve Johnson shows you how to transform 30 cutting-edge e-tools into powerful vehicles for teaching—and learning. You will find: •An array of low-to-no-cost digital tools ranging in complexity and all focused on educational merit; •Step-by-step instructions that take the mystery out of using each e-tool; •Lesson connections and lists of classroom-proven ideas for applying each e-tool across the curriculum; •Backdoor links to the special services and discounts available to teachers for many of the digital tools profiled in this book; •Standards-based assessment rubrics and strategies (including how to implement digital portfolios) to help you meet twenty-first century classroom instructional goals; and •Links to Steve Johnson's website and blog for news and updates on incorporating technology-based activities into your lessons. Complete and ready-to-use, Digital Tools for Teaching shows you how to connect your teaching to the e-tools that are relevant to your students' lives. Whether you're already an advanced e-tool user or a newbie, Digital Tools for Teaching will increase your confidence using digital tools, broaden your perspective, and give you new teaching strategies that you can use tomorrow."
Effectively use the extended class period to enhance student achievement! Take advantage of block scheduling with this book's four-phase lesson planning framework and numerous instructional strategies to build higher-level thinking skills and increase student learning. Teachers in any subject area can use practical, research-based methods and tools such as cooperative learning, quality questioning, and graphic organizers to reach adolescents. Each chapter includes reproducible blackline masters for classroom use, plus activities for: Preparing students for learning by focusing on prior knowledge, reading, writing, and critical thinking Helping students actively interact with and process what they have learned Clarifying, reinforcing, and extending learning
This essential guide should be on the desk of any library and information professional, records manager, archivist or knowledge manager involved in planning and introducing an ERM system, whether in a public or private sector organization. Information professionals currently face the challenge of providing end-user education and staff training to very large and diverse groups, whilst integrating the use of ICT into their teaching. But there seems to be a tendency within the literature to focus solely on face-to-face learning or on e-learning, and this is a lost opportunity. This book offers a new blended learning approach, combining the two techniques to make best use of the advantages of each while minimizing the disadvantages. It provides information professionals with a practical guide to the design and delivery of such training programmes, illustrated with a range of library-based examples, checklists and case studies. Many organizations establish projects, sometimes using external funding, as a means of developing their education and training provision, and the book provides a practical overview of this subject in the context of blended learning. Key areas covered include: technologies in the classroom virtual communication tools integrated learning environments websites and web tools models of teaching and learning planning and designing learning activities individual and group learning coaching and mentoring engaging with communities of interest and practice managing learning and teaching projects. Readership: This unique book will be of great value to any information professionals involved in establishing and delivering end-user education and staff development, whatever their previous experience. It will also benefit staff developers in school, college and higher education, library and information students, independent consultants and trainers, and information suppliers such as database providers.
Patrick Blackburn,Hans van Ditmarsch,Maria Manzano,Fernando Soler-Toscano
Third International Congress, TICTTL 2011, Salamanca, Spain, June 1-4, 2011, Proceedings
Author: Patrick Blackburn,Hans van Ditmarsch,Maria Manzano,Fernando Soler-Toscano
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Congress on Tools for Teaching Logic, TICTTL 2011, held in Salamanca, Spain, in June 2011. The 30 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 62 submissions. The congress focusses on a variety of topics including: logic teaching software, teaching formal methods, logic in the humanities, dissemination of logic courseware and logic textbooks, methods for teaching logic at different levels of instruction, presentation of postgraduate programs in logic, e-learning, logic games, teaching argumentation theory and informal logic, and pedagogy of logic.
Joseph P. McDonald, Janet Mannheimer Zydney, Alan Dichter, and Elizabeth McDonald
Author: Joseph P. McDonald, Janet Mannheimer Zydney, Alan Dichter, and Elizabeth McDonald
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Category: Computer network protocols
Many users of the popular professional development book, The Power of Protocols, discovered that protocols are also very useful for online teaching. This new book, by three of the same authors, focuses on using protocols to enhance learning with their students in multiple environments including onlinea growing sector of the educational world. Going Online with Protocols lays out the diverse challenges faced by teachers and by facilitators in the online world and provides readers with strategies to tackle them. The authors provide online adaptations for such traditional protocols as the Tuning Protocol, the Collaborative Assessment Conference, and the Consultancy Protocol. They also offer entirely new protocols unique to online environments. This dynamic resource combines a rich theoretical background with step-by-step illustrations of powerful protocols, along with tips on how and when to use them.
Lesson Plans, Activities, and Blended Teaching Techniques to Help Your Students Succeed
Author: Michele Hensley,Denise Pratt
Publisher: Boys Town Press
This book targets 28 social skills including following instructions, staying on task, working with others, accepting criticism, listening, ignoring distractions, making a good choice, sharing, and showing respect. It includes lesson plans, reproducible skill pages, techniques and examples for 'blending' the teaching of social skills into academic lessons, ideas for using bulletin board displays to motivate and monitor behaviour, and strategies for increasing parental support.
Metaphors show students how to make connections between the concrete and the abstract, prior knowledge and unfamiliar concepts, and language and image. But teachers must learn how to use metaphors and analogies strategically and for specific purposes, helping students discover and deconstruct effective comparisons. Metaphors & Analogies is filled with provocative illustrations of metaphors in action and practical tips.
An extensive list of resources for the teaching of biotechnology. Includes not only books & newsletters, but also sources for lab videos, lab exercises, slides, & software. Covers: agriculture, animal biotechnology, careers, diagnostics, environment, enzymes, ethics, field testing, food, forensic, gene therapy, human genome project, industry, medicine, molecular biology, monoclonals/immunology, plant biotechnology, policy, public perceptions, regulation, & more. Each entry includes: title, author, date, category, keywords, publisher, address, & cost.
Here is a do-it-yourself manual that offers step-by-step instructions for approaching a wide variety of catechetical challenges: planning lessons, handling discipline problems, using textbooks and teacher manuals, praying with your class, choosing appropriate student activities, and many more--a great companion for new catechists.
Author: Joyce, Bruce,Calhoun, Emily,Hopkins, David
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Review of the previous edition: "This powerful book makes many of its points through the use of case studies and examples. Rarely, if ever, has discussion of so wide a variety of approaches to learning been gathered together in a single volume." British Journal of Educational Technology The new edition of this bestselling text provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to an array of models of teaching and learning. Written in a clear, engaging and accessible style, the authors offer a wide range of teaching strategies that have been developed, polished and studied over the last thirty years. Rather than being formulas to be followed word-for-word, each model draws teachers into the study of how students learn, promoting reflective action research in the classroom. Some of the models have been proven not only to accelerate learning, but also to allow pupils to engage in alternative modes of inquiry, which have been almost impossible to generate through traditional chalk-and-talk teaching. Updated features include: A foreword by Estelle Morris A new chapter on teaching adolescents with disabilities to read A wealth of new scenarios and examples with clear guidelines for implementation A new synectics study New research and illustrations A revised Picture Word Inductive Model Revisions and updates to ten chapters Updated appendix on Peer Coaching Guides Models of Learning, Tools for Teaching is an essential text for trainee teachers, practitioners, advisors, inspectors and teacher educators.
Students become experts and innovators through Concept-Based teaching Innovators don’t invent without understanding how the world works. With this foundation, they apply conceptual understanding to solve problems. We want students to not only retain ideas, but relate them to other things they encounter, using each new situation to add nuance and sophistication to their thinking. Discover how to help learners uncover conceptual relationships and transfer them to new situations. Teachers will learn: Strategies for introducing conceptual learning to students Four lesson frameworks to help students uncover conceptual relationships How to assess conceptual understanding, and How to differentiate concept-based instruction
Discipline•Instruction•Motivation Primary Prevention of Discipline Problems
Author: Fredric Jones,Patrick T Jones
Dr. Jones describes how highly successful teachers produce orderly, productive classrooms without working themselves to death. This program is the whole package - discipline, instruction and motivation - described in the down-to-earth language of "how to" with plenty of examples for guidance. You will learn how to decrease classroom disruptions, backtalk, dawdling and helpless hand raising while increasing responsible behavior, motivation, independent learning and academic achievement. Like previous editions, the 3rd edition of Tools for Teaching: Discipline, Instruction, Motivation describes the specific skills of classroom management that increase learning while reducing teacher stress. Taken together, these skills provide the synergy required for both the primary prevention of discipline problems and a dramatic increase in teaching efficiency and time-on-task. WHAT'S NEW IN THE 3RD EDITION? The 3rd Edition includes the latest research on both successful teaching practices and the neuropsychology of skill building, as well as two completely new chapters. Chapter 8: Say, See, Do Teaching, reviews the ground-breaking work of John Hattie, Ph.D. Dr. Hattie places the extensive outcome research regarding different teaching methodologies onto a common scale so that their effectiveness can be directly compared. Many of the sacred cows of education do not fair so well, whereas variations of Say, See Do Teaching do extremely well. Chapter 20: Teaching Skills Efficiently, reviews the latest finds of neuropsychology concerning the amount of work needed to create mastery. Once again Say, See, Do Teaching leads the way. This new research provides critical information for teachers when making decisions about how to teach a given lesson.
Effective Classroom Management for Social, Emotional, and Academic Success
Author: Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.,Kelly Gfroerer Ph.D.
MORE THAN 2 MILLION POSITIVE DISCIPLINE BOOKS SOLD The Positive Discipline method has proved to be an invaluable resource for teachers who want to foster creative problem-solving within their students, giving them the behavioral skills they need to understand and process what they learn. In Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers, you will learn how to successfully incorporate respectful, solution-oriented approaches to ensure a cooperative and productive classroom. Using tools like "Connection Before Correction," "Four Problem-Solving Steps," and "Focusing on Solutions," teachers will be able to focus on student-centered learning, rather than wasting time trying to control their students' behavior. Each tool is specifically tailored for the modern classroom, with examples and positive solutions to each and every roadblock that stands in the way of cooperative learning. Complete with the most up-to-date research on classroom management and the effectiveness of the Positive Discipline method, this comprehensive guide also includes helpful teacher stories and testimonials from around the world. You will learn how to: - Model kind and firm leadership in the classroom - Keep your students involved and intrinsically motivated - Improve students’ self-regulation -And more!