The Active Teacher

Author: Ron Nash
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412973872
Format: PDF, ePub
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This thought-provoking book strengthens key skills for effective teaching, including classroom leadership, skillful planning, and promoting active learning, respect, and achievement.

The Active Mentor

Author: Ron Nash
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 141298050X
Format: PDF
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This resource demonstrates how to build effective, active teacher mentoring programs—from helping new teachers implement active classroom principles to creating a schoolwide climate for mentoring.

The Active Workshop

Author: Ron Nash
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412989019
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Today′s students learn best by doing-as do most of us. The Active Workshop is designed for educators who need to "show" rather than "tell" in creating highly interactive workshops. Packed with anecdotes, brain-compatible strategies, and checklists, the book provides practical tools for engaging participants to talk, reflect, brainstorm, and stretch beyond their comfort zones. Highlights include: - Techniques for shifting 80% of the workshop′s workload to participants - Keys to enhancing retention with storytelling and laughter - Methods for analyzing and evaluating your presentations for ongoing improvement - Tips for extending learning beyond the workshop The Active Workshop is ideal for seminar trainers, seminar facilitators, headteachers, and teacher leaders-anyone who works with primary, secondary and further education educators in a training capacity.

The Active Classroom

Author: Ron Nash
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483333426
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The beloved bestseller, updated for the classrooms of today This updated edition of Ron Nash’s The Active Classroom shows how to protect students from the higher-than-ever risk of becoming passive observers rather than active participants in the classroom. Featuring a wealth of new content plus an insightful foreword by Rich Allen, it shows: Ways to highlight writing as an essential discipline students need to excel within the Common Core Standards and beyond. Techniques for boosting engagement with visuals and technology, especially in modern hybrid classrooms. How the first two weeks of school set the tone for the entire year.

The 5 Minute Teacher

Author: Mark Barnes
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416617183
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Even in an education system driven by the Common Core State Standards and high-stakes testing, teachers must adapt their methods to the styles of the modern learner. This means creating a student-centered classroom, driven by brief, interactive instruction from highly skilled teachers who know when the time is right to get out of the way. The five-minute teacher is one who delivers quick, thought-provoking lessons that send students clamoring to find meaning on their own, with the help of peers, and using the concepts and tools the teacher has provided in just a few minutes to create a wondrous, student-centered classroom. Barnes shares real anecdotes and practical strategies for transforming any learning environment into a remarkable, student-centered classroom, facilitated by a five-minute teacher.

Visible Learning for Teachers

Author: John Hattie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136592334
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In November 2008, John Hattie’s ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more than fifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new audience. Written for students, pre-service and in-service teachers, it explains how to apply the principles of Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful interventions and offers practical step-by-step guidance to the successful implementation of visible learning and visible teaching in the classroom. This book: links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and post lesson follow up offers checklists, exercises, case studies and best practice scenarios to assist in raising achievement includes whole school checklists and advice for school leaders on facilitating visible learning in their institution now includes additional meta-analyses bringing the total cited within the research to over 900 comprehensively covers numerous areas of learning activity including pupil motivation, curriculum, meta-cognitive strategies, behaviour, teaching strategies, and classroom management. Visible Learning for Teachers is a must read for any student or teacher who wants an evidence based answer to the question; ‘how do we maximise achievement in our schools?’

Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom

Author: Toby J. Karten
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510700951
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How we treat others often influences how individuals feel about themselves. This book illustrates how educators can effectively promote sensitive, inclusive classroom practices that maximize success for students with disabilities. Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom provides content-rich interdisciplinary lessons accompanied by behavioral, academic, and social interventions that capitalize on student strengths. Inclusion expert Toby J. Karten demonstrates the impact of literature, self-advocacy, role playing, and strategic interventions on students' growth and achievement. The numerous lessons, tables, rubrics, instructional guidelines, and charts help readers: • Determine effective strategies for differentiating instruction for specific disabilities • Modify lessons and curriculum appropriately in the content areas • Encourage students to become active participants in learning • Increase disability awareness and foster inclusive mind-sets in students, colleagues, and families This practical resource provides special education and general education teachers, principals, and teacher leaders with both effective instructional strategies for curriculum delivery and responsive approaches to promoting positive attitudes toward disabilities. Given appropriate support and an accepting environment, all students are able to achieve, thrive, and succeed in school and in life!

The Teaching Assistant s Guide to Effective Interaction

Author: Paula Bosanquet
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317517180
Format: PDF
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The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction is the definitive guide to teaching assistant-pupil interaction and an invaluable professional development tool for classroom support staff and the teachers who work with them. The authors’ research and development work with schools has highlighted the need for specific, practical guidance on the role of the teaching assistant. This highly practical and accessible book sets out a role for teaching assistants that focuses on developing pupils’ independence and ownership of learning. Based on a classroom-tested framework, and covering the main contexts in which teaching assistants work, it includes practical strategies and reflective activities to help you improve the support you provide to pupils in everyday settings. This book will help you to: Improve your interactions with pupils Understand the principles behind effective classroom talk Carefully scaffold pupils’ learning Work effectively in collaboration with teachers Support the Assessment for Learning process Support group work and collaborative tasks Deliver intervention programmes. This book is an essential read for all teaching assistants. It will also be of interest to school leaders, SENCos and teachers, in both primary and secondary schools, who wish to improve their use of teaching assistants and their own interactions with pupils.

Road to Teaching

Author: Eric Hougan
Publisher: BookSurge
ISBN: 9781419669071
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Road to Teaching effectively guides the soon-to-be teacher through teacher training, student teaching, and finding a job by providing useful strategies, practical advice, and valuable resources.

Qualities of Effective Teachers 3rd Edition

Author: James H. Stronge
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416625895
Format: PDF, Docs
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This updated edition is packed with research-based advice and practical tools for any educator interested in improving teaching and ensuring positive outcomes for all students.