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Book Review for How to Create a Culture of Achievement in Your School and Classroom
"If a school leader—or better yet, a school staff—takes this book and uses it as a catalyst to create dialogue around what the school culture is and what it can be, then I believe it could have a profound impact on the real learning that takes place every day." —Gerald W. Aungst, supervisor of gifted and elementary mathematics, Elkins Park, Pa.This review first appeared on GeraldAungst.com
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.