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According to research, summarization is one of the top nine most effective teaching strategies, but teachers often under use this technique because they think summarization is for written assignments only. Here's a practical guide to written, spoken, artistic, and kinesthetic summarization techniques for individual assignments and group activities--just the thing to make it much easier and a lot more fun to use summarization on a regular basis throughout the curriculum. Explore 50 time-tested summarization strategies and get all the steps and clear examples you need to start using summarization to improve students' comprehension and boost their long-term memory. (ASCD book, 2004) 8" x 10", 226 pages. Also available as an e-book!
In this revised and updated 4th edition, Discipline with Dignity provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and techniques for building strong relationships with disruptive students and countering the toxic social circumstances that affect many of them, including dysfunctional families, gangs, and poverty.