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 Teaching Reading

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 151072009X
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Classroom Practices

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780803967595
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This handy guide offers lesson plans, calendars and schedules, and classroom discussion ideas—everything teachers need to excel!

Best Practices for Elementary Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209594
Format: PDF, 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 Social Studies

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209632
Format: PDF, ePub
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Randi Stone transports readers into the lively classrooms of award-winning teachers in this collection of outstanding methods for teaching social studies to diverse elementary, middle, and high school learners. Like its companion volumes for teaching writing, mathematics, and science, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies presents firsthand accounts from educators offering fresh ideas and inquiry-based techniques to build student confidence, increase academic achievement, and develop critical thinking skills. Highlights include master teachers' tips on how to: Organize and produce oral history projects Use technology to explore diversity Teach the art of geography and the geography of art Put the "social" back into social studies, and more! Beginning and experienced teachers alike will discover an abundance of creative teaching practices to strengthen the social studies curriculum.

Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412924553
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Science

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209624
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Let Randi Stone and her award-winning teachers demonstrate tried-and-tested best practices for teaching science in diverse elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Linked to companion volumes for teaching writing and mathematics, this resource for new and veteran educators helps build student confidence and success through innovative approaches for raising student achievement in science, such as: Expeditionary learning, technology and music, and independent research study Model lessons in environmental studies and real-world science Inquiry-based strategies using robotics, rockets, straw-bale greenhouses, "Project Dracula," "Making Microbes Fun," and more! With engaging activities weaving through science fact and fiction to lead learners on intriguing journeys of discovery, this guide is sure to fascinate and inspire both you and your students!

MORE Best Practices for High School Classrooms

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452271569
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Outstanding high school teachers share award-winning practices for managing classrooms and using technology, and for teaching science, mathematics, language arts, social studies, music, art, and physical education.

Best Practices for Teaching Writing

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412924610
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!

Best Practices for Teacher Leadership

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361586
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This collection chronicles the many ways in which teachers create professional learning communities through collaborations with colleagues, mentees, faculty groups, learners, families, and neighborhoods.