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Fast-paced, high-stress, and overcrowded schools can make students feel depersonalized and disconnected from teachers and peers. But you can stay engaged with even the most disaffected student by using the strategies from this book.
Learn how to use simple gestures, daily routines, and easy classroom activities to maintain a caring and supportive learning environment, without taking away from valuable class time. Dozens of practical strategies help you create an atmosphere of trust, encourage academic success, and turn social barriers into bridges.
(ASCD book, 2001) 5 3/8" x 8 3/8", 95 pages. Also available as an e-book!
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.
This guide’s tips, strategies, sample questions and statements, and peacemaking tools will help teachers successfully use restorative practices in their classrooms.