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This ultimate guide to teaching strategies gives you 20 of the most reliable teaching strategies for every grade and subject, with dozens of variations and clear steps and examples for how to implement them. To help you choose the right strategy, the authors include a Strategic Dashboard that makes it easy for you to match your strategy to your instructional objectives. (ASCD book, 2007) 8 1/2 x 11, 300 pages. Also available as an E-Book!
Increasing students’ vocabulary is vital to their reading and learning success, and promoting the use of academic language in speech and writing will also encourage further understanding. In this guide, you will find strategies, games, and classroom essentials you can use to create vocab lesson plans that are both exciting and effective. Discover ways to engage students in vocab learning with word walls, learning stations, and brain-compatible lessons. Explore strategies and rubrics for assessing vocabulary learning, and plan how to team with your colleagues to increase vocabulary across your grade level or school.
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.