Powerful Lesson Planning

Author: Janice Skowron
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510701214
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book brings into focus the decisions teachers face as they plan instruction and provides four progressively complex and nuanced models: basic, integrated, differentiated, and problem-based instruction. Descriptive information, numerous examples, and tools such as key questions, planning guides, and templates help educators develop proficiency in planning instruction.

Writing Effective Lesson Plans

Author: Mark Ryan
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0132999331
Format: PDF
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Developed by two educators with experience in both elementary and secondary classrooms, Writing Effective Lesson Plans details a unique a step-by-step procedure designed to streamline the process of lesson planning and make teaching smoother and more efficient. Coined the "Five-Star Lesson Plan" by the authors, this model consists of five classic components: lesson description, goals and objectives, materials and tools, procedures, and reflective assessment and evaluation. This workbook guides beginning and experienced teachers through each step to create lesson plans that best meet the needs of every student. It also explores the inherent challenges to effective lesson planning, such as time efficiency, knowledge construction, skill development, involving the students’ families, and implementing your plan. With its mix of concise theory and hands-on activities, this book is a one-stop resource encouraging a deep and thoughtful approach to a skill that is often not sufficiently developed in teacher preparation programs.

Powerful Lesson Planning Models

Author: Janice Skowron
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781575173498
Format: PDF, Docs
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Formerly a SkyLight publication Models, planning, templates, and sample plans are presented in teacher-friendly formats to help teachers develop planning proficiency.

Lesson Planning

Author: Jonathan Savage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317656539
Format: PDF, Docs
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Lesson planning is an essential component of every teacher’s practice. It is part of a three-tiered, integrated pedagogy: planning, teaching and evaluation. Drawing on the work of skilful teachers and the latest research, this book provides a rationale for lesson planning as an integral part of a teacher’s work. It introduces the key concepts and skills of lesson planning and provides a practical framework for their development. The book helps the reader to make an informed choice about the approaches they use to plan lessons, taking into account their subject area and the requirements of individual learners. Covering all aspects of short, medium and long-term planning, chapters include: Writing Appropriate Learning Objectives and Outcomes Designing and Structuring Engaging Teaching Activities Resourcing the Lesson Assessing Students’ Learning Strategies for Personalised Learning Evaluating Your Lesson The book also includes practical and reflective activities to help the reader apply the ideas discussed to their own work and key questions to encourage the development of their skilful pedagogy. This highly practical book is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers.

The Mathematics Lesson Planning Handbook Grades K 2

Author: Beth McCord Kobett
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506387829
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Your blueprint to planning K-2 math lessons for maximum impact and understanding Not sure of tomorrow’s lesson plan? Your blueprint for designing K-2 math lessons for maximum student learning is here. This indispensable handbook guides you decision-by-decision through the planning of lessons that are purposeful, rigorous, and coherent. Clarify learning intentions and connect goals to success criteria. Distinguishing between conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and transfer. Select the formats and tasks that facilitate questioning and encourage productive struggle. Includes a lesson-planning template and examples from Kindergarten, first, and second grade classrooms. Empower yourself to plan lessons strategically, teach with intention and confidence, and build an exceptional foundation in math for your students.

Teacher s Guide to Effective Sentence Writing

Author: Bruce Saddler
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462506771
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This practical book provides explicit instructions for teaching sentence-level skills to students who have difficulties in this area. The author explains the key role of sentence combining in the writing process and presents effective techniques for instruction and assessment. Numerous sample lessons, practice activities, planning tips, and grammatical pointers make it easy for teachers to incorporate sentence combining and construction into the writing curriculum at all grade levels (2-12). Accessible and engaging, the book helps teachers and students experiment with different ways to arrange thoughts and produce meaningful written work.

Driven by Data

Author: Paul Bambrick-Santoyo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470548746
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Offers a practical guide for improving schools dramatically that will enable all students from all backgrounds to achieve at high levels. Includes assessment forms, an index, and a DVD.

Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students

Author: Steve Graham
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557667052
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Finally—highly effective, field-tested lesson plans for the students in every elementary and middle school classroom who struggle with writing. The practical how-to follow-up to Graham and Harris's popular Writing Better, this book is just what K–8 educators need to advance all students' writing skills, whether they have learning disabilities or just need extra help. Teachers will get concise lesson plans they can use to easily supplement their existing writing curriculum. From 20 to 50 minutes each, the lessons address types of writing that are key to academic success, such as writing reports and constructing essays for standardized tests help with every phase of the writing process, from planning to revising reinforce new skills through group and individual practice ensure that improvements are sustained by teaching students critical self-regulation skills they can use independently support effective instruction with step-by-step guidelines and optional scripts for teachers engage students with mnemonic devices they'll immediately grasp and remember include fun photocopiable support materials, such as cue cards, picture prompts, sheets for graphing story parts, and charts for brainstorming and setting goals Firmly grounded in the authors' Self-Regulated Strategy Development approach, which has been proven effective by 2 decades of research, these brief, powerful lessons will help transform struggling students into confident, skilled, and motivated writers.