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Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas

Research suggests that metacognition is key to higher student achievement, but studies of classroom practice indicate that few students are taught to use metacognition and the supporting cognitive strategies that make learning easier. You can teach metacognition to your students, so why wouldn’t you? This book shows you how. Metacognition is a tool that helps […]

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Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (7th Edition)

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Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary

Word Nerds takes you inside classrooms at a high-poverty urban school and shows how two teachers implement creative, flexible vocabulary instruction that improves their students’ word knowledge and confidence, enhances classroom community, and increases achievement. Leslie Montgomery and Margot Holmes Smith weave vocabulary into each school day using multisensory instruction that includes music, art, literature, […]

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The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students

Moody. Reckless. Impractical. Insecure. Distracted. These are all words commonly used to describe adolescents. But what if we recast these traits in a positive light? Teens possess insight, passion, idealism, sensitivity, and creativity in abundance—all qualities that can make a significant positive contribution to society. In this thought-provoking book, Thomas Armstrong looks at the power […]

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Educational options for gifted students

D. Page 1. Appendix 1: Programming Options . Enrichment. There is a wide variety of ways Educational acceleration is one of the cornerstones of …

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Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (9th Edition)

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 5) Advanced body language

How do you use body language to subdue a rebellious 16 year old? How does a small teacher exert control over a class of unwilling 15 year old students? It is all done through the teacher’s control of body language. We all send non-verbal signals to those around us. This article shows teachers and aspiring […]

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Educational Assessment of Students (3rd Edition)

For courses in classroom assessment. This highly-respected core text provides complete and detailed practical coverage of (1) teacher constructed classroom assessments (paper and pencil assessments, informal assessments, and performance and product assessments), (2) standardized assessments used in schools, and (3) measurement issues that determine assessment quality. Teaches assessment concepts that are critical for good teaching. […]

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 4) Body languagwe basics

Body language is the means by which you will dominate a class of 30+, or any larger group of students. Education degrees and other teacher training never includes this essential. This rticle gives you the basics, with more in part 5 This article is about body language, teacher training, student teachers,

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 3) – Speech

Your mode of speech in the classroom will very quickly make or break you as a teacher. Follow these tips, which are based on 28 years of teaching experience and you will thrive This article is about teacher training, student teachers, teaching practice, school practise, school practice, teaching practise, teacher training It is much harder […]

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 2)

Appearances are very important to students in

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Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 1)

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Students and Teachers in Pittsburgh Schools Receive Year End Honors and Awards

Each year teachers across the state of Pennsylvania have the chance to win educational grants.

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School Leadership in a Diverse Society: Helping Schools Prepare All Students for Success (Educational Leadership for Social Justice)

The purpose of this work is to broaden the scholarly dialogue in educational leadership and to address the changing role of the American school principal in the twenty-first century with regard to increasing diversity in the United States. This book seeks to provide theoretical and practical insight into the role of school principals dealing with […]

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