Teaching 101

Author: Jeffrey Glanz
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 163220987X
Format: PDF, ePub
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The noble profession of teaching plays a vital role in inspiring students to achieve excellence. This new edition of one of the most comprehensive introductions to teaching available provides essential knowledge and actively engages new teachers in practice to become an exceptional teacher. Easy to understand and practical, this wide-ranging guide provides tools such as questions and activities at the end of each chapter, Web sites and vital readings for further study, and a self-assessment instrument to help readers succeed in their first year. The second edition includes more information on curriculum development and technology, more sample lesson plans, a new section on bullying, new activity sheets, and many checklists with immediate application procedures. The book is packed with helpful suggestions on topics such as: Lesson planning Classroom management Differentiating instruction Standards Assessment and grading Literacy Cooperative learning Inclusion National Board certification Teaching 101 is an invaluable resource that teachers can reference throughout their careers to expand their skills and perspectives.

What Successful Teachers Do

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209918
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this updated edition of a powerful bestseller provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management. The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new and veteran K–12 teachers. Updated throughout, and with an entirely new chapter on supporting reading and literacy, this edition presents the strategies in a user-friendly format: The Strategy: a concise statement of an instructional strategy What the Research Says: a brief discussion of the research to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the principles involved Classroom Application: how each strategy can be used in instructional settings Precautions and Possible Pitfalls: caveats to help teachers avoid common problems Sources: a reference list for further reading What Successful Teachers Do is a valuable resource for strengthening teachers' professional development and improving student performance.

Active Learning

Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205178667
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents learning activities for the beginning and middle of a teaching session in a middle or secondary classroom, and features concluding exercises to encourage reflection, retention, and application.

What Successful Teachers Do

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412966191
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Providing classroom applications, precautions, and references, this updated edition translates the latest research into 101 strategies for successful instruction for new and veteran teachers.

101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors

Author: Annette Breaux
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131751727X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Now in its third edition, this bestseller has remained popular, relevant, and a must-read for new teachers, mentors, administrators, and staff development professionals. Appropriate for individual or collaborative study, this book provides simple, practical solutions to the challenges experienced by both new and veteran teachers, including: • managing the classroom; • handling discipline problems; • dealing with challenging students, coworkers, and parents; • planning lessons effectively and managing time wisely; • accommodating individual differences in students; • getting students excited about learning; • and much, much more. In this new edition, you’ll find advice on incorporating technology into your lessons and using social media to connect with others. You’ll also find new Ask Yourself questions (following each of the 101 Answers) and Chapter Highlights to help you apply the ideas in your own classroom. These resources are available in the book and on our website for easy download. Though written for new teachers, the book's practical, easy-to-implement strategies will appeal to teachers of any grade level, subject area, or level of expertise, as well as to mentors, induction coordinators, or anyone seeking to find answers to classroom challenges and improve teaching skills.

Classroom Record Keeping Made Simple

Author: Diane Mierzwik
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361438
Format: PDF, ePub
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This enlightening text provides tips, strategies, and best practices for finding additional daily time and creating enhanced documentation through better record-keeping management.

Training the Active Training Way

Author: Melvin L. Silberman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787983475
Format: PDF, ePub
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Training expert Mel Silberman is the father of the popular and effective active training method. In his landmark textbook, Active Training, he identified the specific characteristics of the active training method that results in deeper learning and improved retention. Now, Training the Active Training Way takes the next step by distilling the active training method into eight core strategies that trainers can use to craft interactive and engaging training, even for the most challenging training assignments such as technical skills training, and information-rich (and often dull) content.

101 Strategies to Make Academic Vocabulary Stick

Author: Marilee Sprenger
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416623108
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Veteran educator Marilee Sprenger explains how to teach the essential, high-frequency words that appear in academic contexts--and reverse the disadvantages of what she calls "word poverty." Drawing on research and experience, Sprenger provides a rich array of engaging strategies to help educators across all content areas and grade levels not only teach students a large quantity of words but also ensure that they know these words well. You'll find * An overview of how the brain learns and retains new words, including the three stages of building long-term memories: encoding, storage, and retrieval. * Encoding strategies to introduce words in novel ways and jump-start the memory process. * Rehearsal strategies to help students put words into long-term storage. * Review strategies to help students strengthen their retrieval skills and gain the automaticity needed for reading comprehension. * Ways to address planning and assessment as crucial, intersecting supports of a robust vocabulary program. This comprehensive resource has everything you need to help your students profoundly expand their vocabulary, enabling them to speak, read, and write with greater understanding and confidence.

The Sourcebook for Teaching Science Grades 6 12

Author: Norman Herr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787972983
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A resource for middle and high school teachers offers activities, lesson plans, experiments, demonstrations, and games for teaching physics, chemistry, biology, and the earth and space sciences.

Mindful Learning

Author: Linda Campbell
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412966930
Format: PDF, ePub
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With new forms, techniques, and checklists, this second edition provides 101 strategies for using learners' prior knowledge.