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Why do some students struggle to understand and retain information, while other students don’t? This book answers that question and explains how to support learners—especially struggling learners—with instruction that responds effectively to their struggles with memory and its essential role in the learning process. Using real-life examples, the authors guide you through these memory systems and the teaching techniques that support them:
(ASCD book, 2014) 7" x 9", 215 pages.
In this guide, experts Susan M. Brookhart and Jay McTighe show how best to incorporate the formative learning cycle into everyday instruction. They offer techniques for sharing learning targets, assessment activities to use in the classroom, and strategies for providing student feedback.
What teachers say to students—and how they say it—affects student learning and behavior. Language sets the tone for learning. Teachers use it to foster a positive culture and climate in school, manage students, and teach discipline. Mike Anderson, author of the best-selling What We Say and How We Say It Matter, offers advice to help teachers get started with building better language habits to support psitive culture and climate; efffective management and discripline; and strong academic engagement.