Best Practices for High School Classrooms

Best Practices for High School Classrooms

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Randi Stone provides an inspirational, one-stop guide to the highest-impact teaching practices of the nationa€™s best and brightest high school educators. Through detailed, first-hand accounts of winning strategies, this book offers an exclusive glimpse into exemplary classrooms across the country. Outstanding teachers generously share their unique insights, innovative lesson plans, and expertise garnered through years of experience, forming an instant network and rich resource for practicing as well as future teachers. Administrators will also benefit from discovering the various proven, results-oriented approaches that work for teachers in urban, suburban, and rural schools. Divided by subject area, the chapters give a wealth of real-life examples and tactics that can be applied easily in any classroom. Highlights include: Tips for incorporating technology into the classroom Specific projects for science, math and reading and writing instruction Proven plans for teaching social studies, geography, visual arts and physical education Ideas on classroom management, dealing with special needs and multicultural diversity, and making community connectionssandwich each day for her own lunch and thought, a€œWhy not make an extra one for the homeless people? ... They can access AVL from any computer with Internet access. ... Next, I teach note cards, source cards, outlining, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. ... lessons, one of the biggest obstacles for students to learn in eighth grade is proper MLA (Modern Language Association) formatting and citing. For some reason, the students believe that it is not important to cite sources.

Title:Best Practices for High School Classrooms
Author:Randi Stone
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2015-07-28


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