Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412924545
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Spark students' interest in math with intriguing and winning strategies that include animated learning icons, money-based systems, human number lines, "sweet" solutions, and much more.

Best Practices for Elementary Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781632205421
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412924529
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This collection of outstanding, teacher-tested methods for K–12 social studies instruction for diverse classrooms offers fresh ideas and strategies covering citizenship, diversity, community, and more.

Best Classroom Practices

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780803967595
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is filled with ideas, projects, and tips from primary teachers in The United States. Designed to be a helpful resource for practicing as well as future teachers, the book is full of examples for lesson plans, calendars, classroom discussions, uses for new technology, handling communication with parents, and much more.

Best Practices for Teaching Science

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412924573
Format: PDF
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Discover winning inquiry-based strategies for teaching science in diverse classrooms using robotics, rockets, straw-bale greenhouses, expeditionary learning, independent research study, technology and music, and much more!

Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293368
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Spark students' interest in math with intriguing and winning strategies that include animated learning icons, money-based systems, human number lines, "sweet" solutions, and much more.

Best Practices for Teaching Writing

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 141292460X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discover how to create a reading/writing oasis, blend narrative and descriptive writing, help students compose persuasive cover letters, use "Five Circles/Five Paragraphs" and "Punny Valentines," and more!

MORE Best Practices for Middle School Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412963427
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Once again, best-selling author Randi Stone brings together best classroom practices tested by award-winning teachers in schools throughout the United States. Written by and for middle school teachers, MORE Best Practices for Middle School Classrooms provides ready-to-go lessons and activities across the curriculum, including specific activities for teaching in science, mathematics, language arts, social studies, music, art, and physical education. Readers will find sections on assessment and technology integration plus special features that include: - An environmental science project with ideas for involving the whole school - A discussion of what constitutes Internet safety - Suggestions from a string specialist about how to assess a middle school orchestra class according to the national standards All lessons include a brief description of the objectives, a listing of relevant national or state standards, and a variety of great ideas for new and veteran teachers.