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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!
What teachers say to students—when they praise or discipline, give directions or ask questions, and introduce concepts or share stories—affects student learning and behavior. A slight change in intonation can also dramatically change how language feels for students. In What We Say and How We Say It Matter, Mike Anderson digs into the nuances of language in the classroom. This book’s many examples will help teachers examine their language habits and intentionally improve their classroom practice so their language matches and supports their goals.