Building Content Literacy: Strategies for the Adolescent Learner NULLCorwin #ad - This guide presents research-based strategies that enable secondary teachers to increase adolescent learning while meeting standards by incorporating reading, writing, and critical thinking into content instruction.
Looking in ClassroomsRoutledge #ad - It addresses key topics in classroom instruction in an accessible fashion, student-centered instruction, promoting easy intepretation and transfer to practice, and articulates the roles of teacher-centered pedagogy, and project-based learning in today‘s classroom. While maintaining the core approach of the first ten editions, self-assessment, cultural, class, the book has been thoroughly revised and updated with new research-based content on teacher evaluation, and decision-making; special emphases on teaching students from diverse ethnic, and gender-identity contexts; and rich suggestions for integrating technology into classroom instruction.
Guided by durable historical knowledge as well as dynamic, administrators, this text is ideal for undergraduate teacher training programs and for masters-level courses for teachers, emerging conceptions of teaching, and superintendents. Widely considered to be the most comprehensive and authoritative source available on effective, classroom management, adaptive instruction for individual learners, teacher effectiveness, teacher expectations, successful teaching, Looking in Classrooms synthesizes the knowledge base on student motivation, and informative observational techniques for enhancing teaching.
Looking in Classrooms #ad - Looking in classrooms uses educational, psychological, and social science theories and classroom-based research to teach future classroom teachers about the complexities and demands of classroom instruction.
Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Classroom InstructionASCD #ad - It's not enough to just do projects. The authors leaders at the respected buck Institute for Education take readers through the step-by-step process of how to create, implement, and assess PBL using a classroom-tested framework. Such projects require careful planning and pedagogical skill. Also included are chapters for school leaders on implementing PBL systemwide and the use of PBL in informal settings.
Examples from all grade levels and content areas provide evidence of the powerful effects that PBL can have, including:- increased student motivation and preparation for college, and citizenship;- better results on high-stakes tests;- a more satisfying teaching experience; and-new ways for educators to communicate with parents, careers, communities, and the wider world.
Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Classroom Instruction #ad - By successfully implementing pbL, teachers can not only help students meet standards but also greatly improve their instruction and make school a more meaningful place for learning. Both practical and inspirational, this book is an essential guide to creating classrooms and schools where students and teachers excel.
Project based learning pbl is gaining renewed attention with the current focus on college and career readiness and the performance-based emphases of Common Core State Standards, but only high-quality versions can deliver the beneficial outcomes that schools want for their students. Today's projects need to be rigorous, engaging, and in-depth, and they need to have student voice and choice built in.
Project Based Learning Made Simple: 100 Classroom-Ready Activities that Inspire Curiosity, Problem Solving and Self-Guided Discovery for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade StudentsUlysses Press #ad - Quickly and easily go from idea to activity to discover with these Ready-to-Use ProjectsProject Based Learning Made Simple is the fun and engaging way to teach 21st-century competencies including problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking, communication and creativity. This straight-forward book makes it easier than ever to bring this innovative technique into your classroom with 100 ready-to-use projects in a range of topics, including: Science and STEM• Save the Bees!• Class Aquarium• Mars ColonyMath Literacy• Personal Budgeting• Bake Sale• Family CookbookLanguage Arts• Candy Bar Marketing• Modernize a Fairy Tale• Movie AdaptationSocial Studies• Build a Statue• Establish a Colony• Documenting Immigration.
Enhancing RTI: How to Ensure Success with Effective Classroom Instruction and Intervention Professional DevelopmentHeinle ELT #ad - This book provides k 12 teachers with the knowledge and tools they need to implement a cohesive RTI2 system that helps all children learn by proactively addressing their needs. In enhancing rti, the authors argue that students learn best when classroom instruction and supplemental intervention mirror each other in both content and purpose.
The PBL Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Actually Doing Project-Based LearningA. .J. Juliani #ad - We've seen what can happen when students are presented with a problem to solve, a challenge to overcome. We've seen what can happen when students own their learning, have a choice in the process and performance task, and get to choose how they can demonstrate understanding. We've seen what can happen when students have learning experiences that are both relevant and meaningful to them as an individual and citizen.
Project-based learning PBL is no longer relegated to gifted classrooms, honors classes, and exploratory specials. Pbl takes time to plan, implement, manage, and assess. Pbl is an active piece of the k-12 learning experience, in every grade level, found in every subject, and in every part of curricula and scope and sequences.
Yet, many teachers are asking: how do we plan and implement pbl? how do we "fit it in" our current curriculum? How do we assess it using our current grading guidelines? How do we manage this type of learning? These are all real concerns and questions that cannot be dismissed. It is showing up as how you teach the unit, instead of only an ending project to the unit.
The PBL Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Actually Doing Project-Based Learning #ad - Pbl is taking over traditional finals and mid-terms as the performance task. Then it takes time to tweak, improve, and highlight. It's hidden in the planning sessions of colleagues, in the professional development opportunities at schools and conferences, and in the hallways as teachers and administrators talk with each other about their students.
Project-Based Learning with Young ChildrenHeinemann #ad - Using numerous vignettes and examples from their own teaching experiences, children grow into contributing members of different groups by learning how to negotiate and compromise, direct their own learning, above and beyond academic learning, they demonstrate that, and make daily work choices that mesh classroom learning with real-world projects.
The authors detail the characteristics of an Applied Learning project, a venture in which students connect school work to the real world and direct their own learning. Try it and possibly change your life. If your young students ask, or otherwise inspire your students to take schoolwork seriously, if YOU wonder how you will motivate, "Why are we doing that?" if they wonder what school learning has to do with life outside of school, engage, then read this book.
Project-Based Learning with Young Children #ad - They remind us that even the youngest students can fully participate in the life of their schools and their communities. As one six-year-old explained, "Projecks can be educkashional. And they show us just how successful children can be in conducting their own projects. Projecks can be fun. This book's purpose is the same: to help you understand the power, and the fun, of project-based learning.
Deborah diffily and charlotte Sassman give us pause to rethink the look, feel, and content of classrooms.
Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Handbook for the 21st-Century ClassroomPrufrock Press #ad - The book guides teachers to create a project-based learning environment in their own classroom, finding the right structure, walking them step-by-step through topics and processes such as linking projects with standards, and creating a practical classroom environment. Project-based learning for gifted students: a handbook for the 21st-Century Classroom makes the case that project-based learning is ideal for the gifted classroom, focusing on student choice, teacher responsibility, and opportunities for differentiation.
Used book in Good Condition. Project-based learning for Gifted Students also provides helpful examples and reproducible lessons that all teachers can use to get started.
Hacking Project Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom Hack Learning Series Volume 9Times 10 Publications #ad - When done right, pbl and Inquiry are challenging, though, inspiring and fun for students. Pink, new york times bestselling author of drive"ross cooper and Erin Murphy have researched PBL from every angle and offer practical steps to make the PBL experience highly beneficial to students because they are practitioners who use it.
Used book in Good Condition. Its ten simple “hacks” will guide you through the process of setting up a learning environment in which students will thrive from start to finish. Daniel H. Best of all, when project-based learning is done right, it actually makes the teacher's job easier. Now, you can demystify project-based learningas questions and mysteries around pbl and inquiry continue to swirl, experienced classroom teachers and school administrators Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy have written a book that will empower those intimidated by PBL to cry, “I can do this!” while at the same time providing added value for those who are already familiar with the process.
Hacking Project Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom Hack Learning Series Volume 9 #ad - Hacking project based learning demystifies what PBL is all about with 10 hacks that construct a simple path that educators and students can easily follow to achieve success. Hacking project based learning provides a simple blueprint for pbl that helps you:establish a culture of inquiry and creativity in your classroomteach the kind of collaboration skills that harness dissonanceTurn High Impact Takeaways HITs into a project based planCreate Umbrella questions that drive the projectBuild a Progress Assessment Tool PAT that helps students inform and assess their learningUse formative assessment throughout the entire PBL experienceSeamlessly integrate direct instruction to enhances the process, which leads to better understandingTeach and embrace reflection during and at the end of the projectPublish work the right way, rather than interfere with itPractice the patience that inspires a productive struggle, so all stakeholders can see itExperts rave about Hacking Project Based Learning"HACKING PROJECT BASED LEARNING is a classroom essential.
. This book is a very important “How-to” for every teacher and leader who is interested in PBL.
Qualitative Data: An Introduction to Coding and Analysis Qualitative Studies in PsychologyNYU Press #ad - Qualitative data is meant for the novice researcher who needs guidance on what specifically to do when faced with a sea of information. The volume also includes an appendix explaining how to implement these data analysis procedures using NVIVO, a qualitative data analysis program. It provides an explicit, step-by-step procedure that will take the researcher from the raw text of interview data through data analysis and theory construction to the creation of a publishable work.
The volume provides actual examples based on the authors' own work, so that readers can follow examples for each step of the process, including two published pieces in the appendix, from the project's inception to its finished product. It takes readers through the qualitative research process, beginning with an examination of the basic philosophy of qualitative research, and ending with planning and carrying out a qualitative research study.
Qualitative Data: An Introduction to Coding and Analysis Qualitative Studies in Psychology #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.