Responsive Classroom for Music Art PE and Other Special Areas

Author: Responsive Classroom
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989840
Format: PDF
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Responsive Classroom practices have helped thousands of special area teachers for more than 30 years. Here you'll find practical suggestions, charts, planners, and examples from experienced special area teachers who use Responsive Classroom practices every day. You'll learn how to: Open and close each period in calm, orderly waysSet students up for success by modeling and practicing skills and routinesUse positive teacher languageEngage students more deeplyRefocus and recharge students with quick, fun, movement breaksRespond to misbehavior to get students back to learning

Responsive School Discipline

Author: Chip Wood
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989433
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bring positive behavior to your school through strong, consistent, and positive discipline. In Responsive School Discipline two experienced administrators offer practical strategies for building a safe, calm, and respectful school-strategies based on deep respect for children and for staff. Each chapter targets one key discipline issue and starts with a checklist of action steps. For comprehensive discipline reform, go through the chapters in order. For help with a particular challenge, go right to the chapter you need.

Music Through Children s Literature

Author: Donna B. Levene
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563080210
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Illustrated folk songs, rhythmic poems, stories with musical themes, and other picture books with a strong musical basis are used in this teacher resource to provide a springboard for learning about music and developing music appreciation. The books covered offer a rich diversity of text and graphic styles and are generally available thorugh school and public library collections. Titles include Possum Comes a-Knockin', All Join In, There's a Hole in the Bucket, Ragtime Tumpie, Berlioz, the Bear, and Follow the Drinking Gourd.

Classroom Management for Art Music and Pe Teachers

Author: Michael Linsin
Publisher: Jme Publishing
ISBN: 9780615993263
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Teaching 400-600 students every week presents the ultimate classroom management challenge, one that if you're unprepared for can bury you in a mountain of stress and misbehavior. Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers is a proven solution that will transform even the most difficult group of students into the peaceful, well-behaved class you really want. It provides the tools, tips, and strategies you need to simply and effectively manage any classroom, no matter how unruly or out of control, so you can focus on teaching, inspiring, and making an impact that lasts a lifetime.

Crowd Control

Author: Susan L. Haugland
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475803648
Format: PDF, ePub
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Crowd Control 2nd edition is a nuts-and-bolts manual for teachers of middle and high school performance-based classes such as band, orchestra, and chorus. This practical 'how-to' guide shows teachers, pre-service or experienced, efficient ways to manage large performance-based classrooms.

These Tricks Are for Kids

Author: Debbie Gray
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781468513547
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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THESE TRICKS ARE FOR KIDS is a challenging, motivating, insightful, and practical approach to classroom management. Though TRICKS was written primarily for elementary music educators; parents, counselors, and classroom teachers at all levels will find it inspiring, intriguing, and beneficial. This entertaining workshop in a book uses the authors own experiences and expertise to help teachers learn to go the distance and inspire students! Its for fresh-out-of-college education graduates wishing to sit down with a been-there-done-that teacher and pick her brain before facing that first day of school. Its for veteran teachers interested in TRICKS to de-stress their careers, improve discipline, increase teaching time, and make work more enjoyable. This book is an information-packed, entertaining, proven and practical way with every day language, about every day situations, in the every day classroom.

The Joyful Classroom

Author: Responsive Classroom
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989832
Format: PDF, Docs
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Students learn more—and with more joy—when lessons connect with their lives and interests while challenging them to stretch and grow. In this book, you'll find practical, ready-to-use strategies for creating active and exciting lessons. You'll learn about: Partnering and grouping students for optimum learning Using interactive learning structures such as Maître d' and Swap Meets to support active learning Incorporating acting, drawing, debating, and more into daily lessons while still meeting rigorous learning goals Infusing lessons with choices in what or how to learn to increase students ownership of their learning Incorporating student self-assessment tools to help children monitor and evaluate their own work and identify ways to improve their learning Filled with lesson plans, precise directions for interactive learning structures, planning guides, and more!

Classroom Management in General Choral and Instrumental Music Programs

Author: Marvelene C. Moore
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book presents practical ideas for general music, choir, or instrumental music teachers from elementary to high school. Provides tips for preventing behavior problems in the classroom and suggestions for dealing with inappropriate student behavior.

The Power of Our Words

Author: Paula Denton
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 189298959X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Simple changes in a teacher's language can bring about profound changes in students and classrooms. By paying attention to your words and tone of voice, you will: Increase students' engagement with academicsBuild positive communityMore effectively manage your classroom That is the message of The Power of Our Words, a book that has changed the teaching lives of tens of thousands of educators since it was first published in 2007. In this updated second edition you will find practical information to help you: Lead students in envisioning themselves achieving successUse questions that encourage deep and creative thinkingListen to students in ways that support their growthReinforce students efforts and remind or redirect them when they go off track. Throughout, you will find an increased emphasis on using teacher language to support academic engagement and critical thinking skills as called for in the Common Core State Standards. And an updated, livelier format makes this second edition even easier to read.