K 12 Classroom Teaching

Author: Andrea M. Guillaume
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133985563
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of K-12 Classroom Teaching and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0134046897. This research-based, yet practical book looks at the meaning and direction behind new teachers’ actions related to a number of central educational issues. In clear, concise, reader-friendly language, it explores key aspects of classroom teaching, including 21st century teaching and learning, strategies for learning about students and their families, educational stances, planning and assessment, inclusive and responsive instruction, instructional models and strategies, classroom management and discipline, and professional growth. Throughout the book the author balances up-to-date discussions of educational issues, research findings, and practical advice to give future and new teachers a look at the active nature of learning to teach. Thoroughly updated with hundreds of new citations and recent trends such as national demographic shifts, international and national assessment practices and results; Positive Behavior Interventions and Support; bullying; and issues around GLBTQ students and students with GLBTQ families, K-12 Classroom Teaching now includes chapter outcomes with quick check items, a new Watch and Think feature with links to videos, and guiding questions to promote exploration and expansion of the content presented in each chapter. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

K 12 Classroom Teaching A Primer for New Professionals Enhanced Pearson Etext with Loose Leaf Version Access Card Package

Author: Andrea M. Guillaume
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780134046891
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version. This research-based, yet practical book looks at the meaning and direction behind new teachers' actions related to a number of central educational issues. In clear, concise, reader-friendly language, it explores key aspects of classroom teaching, including 21st century teaching and learning, strategies for learning about students and their families, educational stances, planning and assessment, inclusive and responsive instruction, instructional models and strategies, classroom management and discipline, and professional growth. Throughout the book the author balances up-to-date discussions of educational issues, research findings, and practical advice to give future and new teachers a look at the active nature of learning to teach. Thoroughly updated with hundreds of new citations and recent trends such as national demographic shifts, international and national assessment practices and results; Positive Behavior Interventions and Support; bullying; and issues around GLBTQ students and students with GLBTQ families, K-12 Classroom Teaching now includes chapter outcomes with quick check items, a new Watch and Think feature with links to videos, and guiding questions to promote exploration and expansion of the content presented in each chapter. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134046897 / 9780134046891 K-12 Classroom Teaching: A Primer for New Professionals, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version - Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: 0133944867 / 9780133944860 K-12 Classroom Teaching: A Primer for New Professionals, Enhanced eText -- Access Card 0133985598 / 9780133985597 K-12 Classroom Teaching: A Primer for New Professionals, Loose-Leaf Version

50 Strategies for Active Teaching

Author: Andrea M. Guillaume
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132192729
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides strategies for actively involving students in their own learning experience, including advice on tailoring teaching to particular learners, increasing participation rates in lessons, and increasing the probability that students will learn.

Cultivating Curiosity in K 12 Classrooms

Author: Wendy L. Ostroff
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416622004
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Curiosity comes from within—we just have to know how to unleash it. We learn by engaging and exploring, asking questions and testing out answers. Yet our classrooms are not always places where such curiosity is encouraged and supported. Cultivating Curiosity in K–12 Classrooms describes how teachers can create a structured, student-centered environment that allows for openness and surprise, where inquiry guides authentic learning. Award-winning educator Wendy L. Ostroff shows how to foster student curiosity through exploration, novelty, and play; questioning and critical thinking; and experimenting and problem solving. With techniques to try, scaffolding advice, and relevant research from neuroscience and psychology, this book will help teachers harness the powerful drive in all learners—the drive to know, understand, and experience the world in a meaningful way.

Classroom Management

Author: Paul Burden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119352894
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A practical guide to what can be accomplished utilizing the technical aspects of Classroom Management, this invaluable resource will not only help educators learn how to build positive classroom communities, but also outline methods for involving students in the creation of their learning environment. The Sixth Edition has been updated to include a new chapter on communication skills for teaching, incorporated classroom case studies in each chapter, and includes updates using the latest management research in several chapters.

Integrating Teaching Learning and Action Research

Author: Ernest T. Stringer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483377660
Format: PDF
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Helping teachers engage K–12 students as participatory researchers to accomplish highly effective learning outcomes Integrating Teaching, Learning, and Action Research: Enhancing Instruction in the K–12 Classroom demonstrates how teachers can use action research as an integral component of teaching and learning. The text uses examples and lesson plans to demonstrate how student research processes can be incorporated into classroom lessons that are linked to standards. Key Features Guides teachers through systematic steps of planning, instruction, assessment, and evaluation, taking into account the diverse abilities and characteristics of their students, the complex body of knowledge and skills they must acquire, and the wide array of learning activities that can be engaged in the process Demonstrates how teacher action research and student action learning—working in tandem—create a dynamic, engaging learning community that enables students to achieve desired learning outcomes Provides clear directions and examples of how to apply action research to core classroom activities: lesson planning, instructional processes, student learning activities, assessment, and evaluation

The Classroom Teacher s Technology Survival Guide

Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111818355X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A comprehensive guide for integrating educational technology in the K-12 classroom This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers and administrators who want to really make the best use of available technologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educational technology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use to engage their students and make their classrooms places where both students and teachers will enjoy learning. Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can best be used in the classroom Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategies using technology Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in the classroom Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpful suggestions, and practical tips This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing and using educational technology to enhance learning.

Critical Literacy

Author: Lisa P. Stevens
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452236410
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This is an excellent text. I particularly liked how the authors share examples of critical literacy throughout the book, especially with digital and multimedia texts." —Peter McDermott, The Sage Colleges "Through realistic discussion of how text shapes us and is shaped by us, Critical Literacy provides pre- and in-service teachers with concrete ways to engage in critical literacy practices with children from elementary through high school." —Cheryl A. Kreutter, St. John Fisher College ...a unique, practical critical literacy text with concrete examples and theoretical tools for pre- and in-service teachers Authors Lisa Patel Stevens and Thomas W. Bean explore the historical and political foundations of critical literacy and present a comprehensive examination of its uses for K-12 classroom practice. Key Features: · Focuses on the nexus of critical literacy theory and practice through real classroom examples, vignettes, and conversations among teachers and teacher educators · Illustrates how critical literacy practices are enacted in the classroom at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. · Offers step-by-step teaching strategies for implementing critical literacy in K-12 classrooms at different paces, depending on existing curriculum Intended Audience: This is an excellent supplemental text for a variety of advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in education departments on how to teach reading and writing. This text will also appeal to instructors and students exploring issues of representation, linguistics, and critical deconstruction.