Back to West Meets East: Best Practices from Expert Teachers in the U.S. and China
Which beliefs and strategies of effective teachers can cross borders and cultures to help students everywhere make breakthrough advances? This book answers that question and explains what is at the center of exemplary teaching and what are points of differences to reflect on and consider for change. Through a cross-cultural study of beliefs and practices of award-winning teachers in the United States and China, explore what to keep and what to consider changing about the way educators
- Cultivate relationships with students that are conducive to learning.
- Use effective instructional planning processes that include assessments.
- Employ productive instructional strategies that address an appropriate range of cognitive levels.
- Develop effective classroom management styles and techniques that keep students engaged.
Based on observations of what these teachers do in their classrooms and interviews about their beliefs and practices, the authors provide you with useful ideas about how to reshape or renew the ways you think and engage in teaching and learning.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, Featured Selection, April 2014) 7" x 9", 200 pages.