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When you want to integrate new technology effectively with classroom instruction in a single classroom or systemwide, here’s the perfect introductory guide with engaging online assignments, lesson ideas, hardware and software tips, and formative assessment strategies. Author and educator Bill Kist imparts his enthusiasm for blended instruction as he explains:
(ASCD Arias publication, 2015) 5" x 7 3/4", 60 pages
The practical advice in this ASCD Arias publication helps you use tablets for modeling, guided instruction, collaborative learning, independent learning, and formative assessment.
Increasing students’ vocabulary is vital to their reading and learning success, and promoting the use of academic language in speech and writing will also encourage further understanding. In this guide, you will find strategies, games, and classroom essentials you can use to create vocab lesson plans that are both exciting and effective. Discover ways to engage students in vocab learning with word walls, learning stations, and brain-compatible lessons. Explore strategies and rubrics for assessing vocabulary learning, and plan how to team with your colleagues to increase vocabulary across your grade level or school.
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.