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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.
Based on their exciting work in the field, Kallick and Zmuda map out a transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind. They share the perspectives of educators engaged in this work; highlight the habits that empower students to pursue aspirations, investigate problems, design solutions, chase curiosities, and create performances; and provide tools and recommendations for adjusting classroom practices to facilitate learning that is self-directed, dynamic, sometimes messy, and always meaningful.