99 Activities And Greetings

Author: Melissa Correa-Connolly
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989204
Size: 16.26 MB
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From "Magic Number" to "UFO Experts", this fun collection of activities, chants, and greetings helps teachers build a positive climate for learning while giving students practice in reading, math, problem-solving, and more. Each activity includes: Suggested grade levelAcademic and social skills practicedMaterials neededConcise, easy-to-follow directions

Teaching Children To Care

Author: Ruth Charney
Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Ch
ISBN: 1892989085
Size: 61.36 MB
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"Ruth Charney gives teachers help on things that really matter. She wants children to learn how to care for themselves, their fellow students, their environment, and their work. Her book is loaded with practical wisdom. Using Charney's positive approach to classroom management will make the whole school day go better." - Nel Noddings, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, and author of Caring This definitive work about classroom management will show teachers how to turn their vision of respectful, friendly, academically rigorous classrooms into reality. The new edition includes: More information on teaching middle-school students Additional strategies for helping children with challenging behavior Updated stories and examples from real classrooms. "Teaching Children to Care offers educators a practical guide to one of the most effective social and emotional learning programs I know of. The Responsive Classroom approach creates an ideal environment for learning—a pioneering program every teacher should know about." - Daniel Goleman, Author of Emotional Intelligence "I spent one whole summer reading Teaching Children to Care. It was like a rebirth for me. This book helped direct my professional development. After reading it, I had a path to follow. I now look forward to rereading this book each August to refresh and reinforce my ability to effectively manage a social curriculum in my classroom." - Gail Zimmerman, second-grade teacher, Jackson Mann Elementary School, Boston, MA

Responsive Classroom For Music Art Pe And Other Special Areas

Author: Responsive Classroom
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989840
Size: 72.22 MB
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Responsive Classroom practices have helped thousands of special area teachers for more than 30 years. Here you'll find practical suggestions, charts, planners, and examples from experienced special area teachers who use Responsive Classroom practices every day. You'll learn how to: Open and close each period in calm, orderly waysSet students up for success by modeling and practicing skills and routinesUse positive teacher languageEngage students more deeplyRefocus and recharge students with quick, fun, movement breaksRespond to misbehavior to get students back to learning

Teasing Tattling Defiance And More

Author: Margaret Berry Wilson
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989549
Size: 66.91 MB
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This practical guide by veteran teacher Margaret Berry Wilson first reviews why children misbehave, then offers positive, effective strategies to stop 10 common classroom behaviors quickly and respectfully--and get students back on track for learning.

The Power Of Our Words

Author: Paula Denton
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 189298959X
Size: 70.79 MB
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Simple changes in a teacher's language can bring about profound changes in students and classrooms. By paying attention to your words and tone of voice, you will: Increase students' engagement with academicsBuild positive communityMore effectively manage your classroom That is the message of The Power of Our Words, a book that has changed the teaching lives of tens of thousands of educators since it was first published in 2007. In this updated second edition you will find practical information to help you: Lead students in envisioning themselves achieving successUse questions that encourage deep and creative thinkingListen to students in ways that support their growthReinforce students efforts and remind or redirect them when they go off track. Throughout, you will find an increased emphasis on using teacher language to support academic engagement and critical thinking skills as called for in the Common Core State Standards. And an updated, livelier format makes this second edition even easier to read.

The Joyful Classroom

Author: Responsive Classroom
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989832
Size: 48.65 MB
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Students learn more—and with more joy—when lessons connect with their lives and interests while challenging them to stretch and grow. In this book, you'll find practical, ready-to-use strategies for creating active and exciting lessons. You'll learn about: Partnering and grouping students for optimum learning Using interactive learning structures such as Maître d' and Swap Meets to support active learning Incorporating acting, drawing, debating, and more into daily lessons while still meeting rigorous learning goals Infusing lessons with choices in what or how to learn to increase students ownership of their learning Incorporating student self-assessment tools to help children monitor and evaluate their own work and identify ways to improve their learning Filled with lesson plans, precise directions for interactive learning structures, planning guides, and more!

Teaching And Learning K 8

Author: Richard D. Kellough
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131589629
Size: 26.68 MB
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Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School is built on the most current research and "best" practice. It thoroughly examines all of the fundamental teaching skill categories - planning for instruction, assessing student learning, grouping for instruction, and creating a safe and effective learning environment - while constantly reinforcing the idea that effective elementary school teaching requires continual, thoughtful, and reflective decision-making. In this popular volume, three well-known authors paint a realistic portrait of elementary school teaching as a call to motivate, to encourage, to simulate, to build self-esteem, and to care for elementary school children. For General Elementary Methods courses.

Never Argue With An Autistic Child And Other Special Tales

Author: Stacie D. Wyatt
Publisher: Stacie Wyatt
ISBN:
Size: 19.28 MB
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My 2014 diary of the ups and downs of raising my special needs kids. Brad is Autistic and ADHD. Kalen has Autism, Global Development Delays, Static Encephalopathy, and Sensory Processing Disorder