Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching
Title Tools for Teaching PDF eBook
Author Barbara Gross Davis
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Pages 608
Release 2009-07-17
Genre Education
ISBN 9780470569450

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This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the first edition. It includes more than sixty-one chapters designed to improve the teaching of beginning, mid-career, or senior faculty members. The topics cover both traditional tasks of teaching as well as broader concerns, such as diversity and inclusion in the classroom and technology in educational settings.




Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching
Title Tools for Teaching PDF eBook
Author Fredric H. Jones
Publisher fredjones.com
Pages 317
Release 2007
Genre Education
ISBN 0965026329

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This extended special edition of Mark Lewisohn's magisterial book Tune In is a true collector's item, featuring hundreds of thousands of words of extra material, as well as many extra photographs. It is the complete, uncut and definitive biography of the Beatles' early years, from their family backgrounds through to the moment they're on the cusp of their immense breakthrough at the end of 1962. Designed, printed and bound in Great Britain, this high-quality edition consists of two beautifully produced individual hardbacks printed on New Langely Antique Wove woodfree paper, with red-and-white head and tail bands and red ribbon marker. The two books will sit within a specially designed box and lid featuring soft touch and varnish finishes. The whole product comes shrinkwrapped for extra protection. Mark Lewisohn's biography is the first true and accurate account of the Beatles, a contextual history built upon impeccable research and written with energy, style, objectivity and insight. This extended special edition is for anyone who wishes to own the complete story in all its stunning and extraordinary detail. This is genuinely, and without question, the lasting word from the world-acknowledged authority.




The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools

The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools
Title The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools PDF eBook
Author Lindsey Pointer
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 120
Release 2020-03-10
Genre Education
ISBN 1680995898

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Engaging Practices for Integrating Restorative Justice Principles in Group Settings As restorative practices spread around the world, scholars and practitioners have begun to ask very important questions: How should restorative practices be taught? What educational structures and methods are in alignment with restorative values and principles? This book introduces games as an effective and dynamic tool to teach restorative justice practices. Grounded in an understanding of restorative pedagogy and experiential learning strategies, the games included in this book provide a way for learners to experience and more deeply understand restorative practices while building relationships and improving skills. Chapters cover topics such as: Introduction to restorative pedagogy and experiential learning How a restorative learning community can be built and strengthened through the use of games and activities How to design games and activities for teaching restorative practices How to design, deliver, and debrief an activity-based learning experience In-depth instructions for games and activities for building relationships, understanding the restorative philosophy, and developing skills in practice An ideal handbook for educators, restorative justice program directors and trainers, consultants, community group leaders, and anyone else whose work draws people together to resolve disagreements or address harm, this book will serve as a catalyst for greater creativity and philosophical alignment in the teaching of restorative practices across contexts.




Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Secondary

Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Secondary
Title Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Secondary PDF eBook
Author Julie Stern
Publisher Corwin Press
Pages 142
Release 2017-02-02
Genre Education
ISBN 1506355722

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Students become experts and innovators through Concept-Based teaching Innovators don’t invent without a deep understanding of how the world works. With this foundation, they apply conceptual understanding to solve new problems. We want our students to not only retain ideas, but relate them to other things they encounter, using each new situation to add nuance and sophistication to their thinking. To do this, they need conceptual understanding. This book serves as a road map for Concept-Based teaching. Discover how to help students uncover conceptual relationships and transfer them to new situations. Specifically, teachers will learn: Strategies for introducing conceptual learning to students Four lesson frameworks to help students uncover conceptual relationships How to assess conceptual understanding, and How to differentiate concept-based instruction Look no further. For deep learning and innovative thinking, this book is the place to start. "The authors tear down the false dichotomies of traditional vs innovative education and provide a practical toolkit for developing creativity and applying knowledge through Concept-Based learning. Every practitioner needs this book to juxtapose what worked well in the 20th Century with what is essential in the 21st Century and beyond." Michael McDowell, Superintendent Ross School District, Ross, CA "While most good educators recognise the incredible value of teaching conceptually, it is challenging. The authors have created accessible, practical baby steps for every teacher to use." Dr. Vincent Chan, principal Fairview International School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




Digital Tools for Teaching

Digital Tools for Teaching
Title Digital Tools for Teaching PDF eBook
Author Steve Johnson
Publisher Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
Pages 154
Release 2011
Genre Computers
ISBN 1934338842

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In this Web 2.0 world, your students are communicating, customizing, and creating like never before. It's no surprise, therefore, that standards for the twenty-first century classroom recognize the value of teaching with digital tools. Knowing how to effectively teach with them is another matter altogether. In Digital Tools for Teaching, educator and self-proclaimed techno-geek Steve Johnson shows you how to transform 30 cutting-edge e-tools into powerful vehicles for teaching--and learning. You will find: An array of low-to-no-cost digital tools ranging in complexity and all focused on educational merit; Step-by-step instructions that take the mystery out of using each e-tool; Lesson connections and lists of classroom-proven ideas for applying each e-tool across the curriculum; Backdoor links to the special services and discounts available to teachers for many of the digital tools profiled in this book; Standards-based assessment rubrics and strategies (including how to implement digital portfolios) to help you meet twenty-first century classroom instructional goals; and Links to Steve Johnson's website and blog for news and updates on incorporating technology-based activities into your lessons. Complete and ready-to-use, Digital Tools for Teaching shows you how to connect your teaching to the e-tools that are relevant to your students' lives. Whether you're already an advanced e-tool user or a newbie, Digital Tools for Teaching will increase your confidence using digital tools, broaden your perspective, and give you new teaching strategies that you can use tomorrow.




Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary

Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary
Title Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary PDF eBook
Author Julie Stern
Publisher Corwin Press
Pages 246
Release 2017-09-16
Genre Education
ISBN 150637722X

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Harness natural curiosity for conceptual understanding! Nurture young learners’ innate curiosity about the world and bring intellectual rigor throughout the developmental stages of childhood. Concept-based teaching helps students uncover conceptual relationships and transfer them to new problems. Readers of this must-have road map for implementing concept-based teaching in elementary classrooms will learn • Why conceptual learning is a natural fit for children • Strategies for introducing conceptual learning • Instructional strategies to help students uncover and transfer concepts • How to write lessons, assess understanding, and differentiate in a concept-based classroom • How concept-based teaching aligns with best practices and initiatives




Tools for Teaching in the Block

Tools for Teaching in the Block
Title Tools for Teaching in the Block PDF eBook
Author Roberta L. Sejnost
Publisher Corwin Press
Pages 249
Release 2009-04-09
Genre Education
ISBN 1412957133

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This book provides teachers with a four-phase lesson planning framework and numerous teaching strategies to build higher-level thinking skills and increase student learning in extended class periods.