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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
Note: The shrink-wrapped 25-packs have been discontinued.
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.
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.