Teaching Outside the Box

Teaching Outside the Box

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Bring a fresh perspective to your classroom Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brain, Third Edition integrates practical strategies and engaging advice for new and experienced teachers. Whether you are preparing for your first year of teaching or have been working in the classroom for decades, this conversational book provides you with answers to the essential questions that you face as an educator how to engage students, encourage selfa€“directed learning, differentiate instruction, and create dynamic lessons that nurture critical thinking and strategic problem solving. This updated edition includes expanded material that touches on Projecta€“Based Learning, braina€“based teaching, creating smooth transitions, integrating Common Core into the classroom, and other key subject areas. Questions for reflection at the end of each chapter help you leverage this resource in book groups, professional development courses, and in both undergraduate and graduate classes. The art of teaching is one that evolves with changing educational standards and best practices; to be the most effective teacher possible, daily selfa€“reflection is critical, along with a need to see things from a different perspective. This means we must step outside the box moving our focus from a€²fixinga€² the students when a problem arises to helping a teacher improve his or her practice. Improve classroom management, discipline, motivation, and morale Explore strategies for arranging your classroom, engaging students, and avoiding the misbehavior cycle Create an environment where students learn and teachers teach Leverage insight from teachers and students Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brain, Third Edition is an essential resource for teachers at any stage in their careers.I wonder how I will manage to make it to retirement. ... I didna#39;t listen when I started teaching high school, and veteran teachers warned me that I needed to hold back, keep some energy ... After 5 years of teaching nona€“English-speaking and at-risk teens, I abruptly ran out of gas. ... teachers, coordinate student activities and clubsa€”some work that does not involve daily lesson plans, testing, and grading.

Title:Teaching Outside the Box
Author:LouAnne Johnson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-09-15


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