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Poor study habits, inattention, and disruptive behavior are really symptoms of deeper, more critical problems that keep students from succeeding in school. This resource helps you identify the causes of such problems and address them with specific and practical interventions. Drawing from academic and neurological research, Margaret Searle explains how to get at the root causes of
A five-step protocol leads you from observed problem to root causes with intervention plans that will work. Case studies walk you through the protocol in a variety of content areas and grade levels, so you see exactly how this process works in contexts that are real and relevant to every K–12 educator.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, November 2013) 7" x 9", 180 pages.
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.