Effective Teacher's Guide: 50 Ways To Engage Students...

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Item#: 9781606239711
Edition 02
Author Frey, Nancy
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This popular guide offers a wealth of innovative, research-based strategies for making K-12 classrooms the best learning environments they can be. Easy-to-implement best practices are presented for establishing a classroom management plan, organizing procedures and materials, building a respectful community, fostering peer collaboration, and engaging students in interactive learning. Each of the 50 strategies includes step-by-step instructions, the amount of time needed to implement, and the recommended grade level. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book features ready-to-use reproducibles.

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This popular guide offers a wealth of innovative, research-based strategies for making K–12 classrooms the best learning environments they can be. Easy-to-implement best practices are presented for establishing a classroom management plan, organizing procedures and materials, building a respectful community, fostering peer collaboration, and engaging students in interactive learning. Each of the 50 strategies includes step-by-step instructions, the amount of time needed to implement, and the recommended grade level. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book features ready-to-use reproducibles.

Table of Contents
I. Five Rules for Engagement and Interaction1. Organize Your Instruction through Gradual Release of Responsibility2. Active Engagement Is Multileveled: Group-Partner-Individual3. Instruction Is Interactive: Say-Write-Do4. Students Help Each Other: Tell-Help-Check5. Students Learn from Each Other: Think-Pair-ShareII. Engaging Students through Classroom Procedures6. Creating a Classroom Management Plan7. Creating and Teaching Classroom Rules8. Responding to Problem Behaviors9. Deescalating Problem Behaviors with Voluntary Removal10. Crumple Doll11. Responding to Bullying12. Fostering Problem Solving among Students13. Room Arrangement14. Taking Attendance15. What to Do When a Student Returns from an AbsenceIII. Engaging Students through Organization16. Posting a Daily Schedule17. Signaling the Class18. Monitoring Noise Level 19. Teaching Students to Manage Their Time20. Distributing and Collecting Materials21. Calling on Students22. Organizing Materials23. Assignment Headings24. Teaching Students How to Request Help25. Managing the Technology in Your Classroom26. Establishing and Maintaining a Course WebsiteIV. Engaging Students through Peer Partners27. Establishing Peer Partners28. Peer Partners Role 1: Response Partners29. Peer Partners Role 2: Reading Partners30. Peer Partners Role 3: On-Task Partners31. Peer Partners Role 4: Assignment Partners32. Peer Partners Role 5: Collaborative Partners33. Grouping Students EfficientlyV. Engaging Students for Learning34. Interest Surveys35. Bellwork36. RAFT (Role-Audience-Format-Topic)37. Community Surveys38. Human Graphs39. Establishing Purpose40. Vocabulary Routines41. Whip Around42. Response Cards43. Walking Review44. Jigsaws45. Self-Corrected Spelling46. Power Writing to Build FluencyVI. Engaging Students through Reading47. Choral Reading48. Cloze Reading49. Read-Around50. Rapid Retrieval of Information