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If you've ever worried that encouraging students' creativity might not help their test scores, then here's a book that shows you how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.
Through photographs and lots of classroom examples, the author--an experienced curriculum director, teacher, and museum educator--guides you through every step of designing museum projects that teach students core content, along with valuable research and communication skills. To help your museum project along, the author provides you with a classroom-proven plan, including worksheets, rubrics, and advice on
(ASCD book, 2006) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 192 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.