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How do you gauge whether all of your students are actually learning, and doing so with deep levels of understanding? When students raise their hands to answer a question, do you see participation from the whole class or only the same few students? Total Participation Techniques to Engage Students is an essential guide for teachers at all levels who want to ensure that their lessons are relevant, engaging, and challenging for the whole class. Authors Pérsida and William Himmele explain the guiding principles of Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) and how to effectively use them in the classroom to encourage all students to participate in active learning--and to make it more likely that students will be cognitively engaged in lessons. The guide includes 15 classroom-ready TPTs that can be used immediately or integrated into future lessons, as well as the 8 keys to creating a TPT-conducive classroom.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2016) 8 1/2" x 11”, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
Boosting your students' literacy requires addressing all the interconnected elements of emotion, cognition, and higher-order thinking. You can meet that challenge with the advice from two ASCD best-selling authors Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele and a classroom teacher Keely Potter.
This guide’s tips, strategies, sample questions and statements, and peacemaking tools will help teachers successfully use restorative practices in their classrooms.