No More Telling As Teaching

Filename: no-more-telling-as-teaching.pdf
ISBN: 0325092443
Release Date: 2017-04-27
Number of pages: 112
Author: Cris Tovani
Publisher:

Download and read online No More Telling As Teaching in PDF and EPUB The truth is, when we rely on lecture in an effort to cover content, we're doing students a disservice. Although lecture can be engaging and even useful, lecture alone cannot give kids real opportunities to learn, retain, and transfer the disciplinary ideas, skills, and practices we're trying to teach. Cris Tovani and Elizabeth Moje help us translate the time spent lecturing into powerful learning experiences where students interact and inquire into topics that matter. Their research-based alternatives help you create the conditions for engaging, relevant work that's inherently interesting and sparks critical thinking. Elizabeth Moje helps us understand the latest research on how people learn, and shows powerful evidence that teachers can increase student learning with more purposeful student participation. Veteran teacher and instructional coach Cris Tovani provides a practical model for instruction that's backed by the current research and puts student engagement at the center of your teaching. Her examples of problem-based learning activities include connections to national standards and topics that matter outside the classroom walls. Together, Elizabeth and Cris make a convincing argument that when we minimize teaching-as-telling and transition to planning for kids to do the work, student engagement soars-and so does learning.


So what Do They Really Know

Filename: so-what-do-they-really-know.pdf
ISBN: 9781571107305
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 165
Author: Cris Tovani
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

Download and read online So what Do They Really Know in PDF and EPUB In So What Do They Really Know? Cris Tovani explores the complex issue of monitoring, assessing, and grading students' thinking and performance with fairness and fidelity. Like all teachers, Cris struggles to balance her student-centered instruction with school system mandates. Her recommendations are realistic and practical; she understands that what isn't manageable isn't sustainable. Cris describes the systems and structure she uses in her own classroom and shows teachers how to use assessments to monitor student growth and provide targeted feedback that enables students to master content goals. She also shares ways to bring students into the assessment cycle so they can monitor their own learning, maximizing motivation and engagement. So What Do They Really Know? includes a wealth of information: Lessons from Cris's classroom Templates showing how teachers can use the workshop model to assess and differentiate instruction Student work, including samples from linguistically diverse learners, struggling readers, and college-bound seniors Anchor charts of student thinking Ideas on how to give feedback Guidelines that explain how conferring is different from monitoring Suggestions for assessing learning and differentiating instruction during conferences Advice for managing ongoing assessment Cris's willingness to share her own struggles continues to be a hallmark of her work. Teachers will recognize their own students and the challenges they face as they join Cris on the journey to figure out how to raise student achievement.


Do I Really Have to Teach Reading

Filename: do-i-really-have-to-teach-reading.pdf
ISBN: 9781571103765
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Number of pages: 138
Author: Cris Tovani
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

Download and read online Do I Really Have to Teach Reading in PDF and EPUB Takes on the challenge of helping students apply reading comprehension strategies in any subject. Shows how teachers can expand on their content expertise to provide instruction students need to understand specific technical and narrative texts. The book includes: examples of how teachers can model their reading process for students; ideas for supplementing and enhancing the use of required textbooks; detailed descriptions of specific strategies taught in context; stories from different high school classrooms to show how reading instruction varies according to content; samples of student work, including both struggling readers and college-bound seniors; a variety of 'comprehension constructors': guides designed to help students recognize and capture their thinking in writing while reading; guidance on assessing students; tips for balancing content and reading instruction.


I Read It But I Don t Get it

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ISBN: 9781571100894
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Number of pages: 140
Author: Cris Tovani
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

Download and read online I Read It But I Don t Get it in PDF and EPUB Practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills. You will be taken step-by-step through practical, theory-based reading instruction that can be adapted for use in any subject area.


Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching Tools and Applications

Filename: learning-management-system-technologies-and-software-solutions-for-online-teaching-tools-and-applications.pdf
ISBN: 9781615208548
Release Date: 2010-05-31
Number of pages: 486
Author: Kats, Yefim
Publisher: IGI Global

Download and read online Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching Tools and Applications in PDF and EPUB "This book gives a general coverage of learning management systems followed by a comparative analysis of the particular LMS products, review of technologies supporting different aspect of educational process, and, the best practices and methodologies for LMS-supported course delivery"--Provided by publisher.


Transitions

Filename: transitions.pdf
ISBN: 1567503527
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 252
Author: Mike Palmquist
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Download and read online Transitions in PDF and EPUB A discussion of teaching writing in both computer-supported and traditional classrooms. It addresses areas such as: teaching and learning about writing; classroom dynamics - interaction and classroom design; curriculum design; and the technological complexities of computers and networks.


Public Documents

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ISBN: UCAL:B3001414
Release Date: 1915
Number of pages:
Author: West Virginia
Publisher:

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Teacher Thinking Beliefs and Knowledge in Higher Education

Filename: teacher-thinking-beliefs-and-knowledge-in-higher-education.pdf
ISBN: 1402000952
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 367
Author: N. Hativa
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Teacher Thinking Beliefs and Knowledge in Higher Education in PDF and EPUB This book brings together an international team of leading researchers in the field of higher education to address the important problem of understanding good university teaching. It focuses on the thinking, beliefs, and knowledge, which accompany teachers' actions. It draws on research from North America, Europe, Australia, and South East Asia to identify similarities and differences in teachers' conceptions of, and approaches to, teaching and learning. The book combines these perspectives with related research on the evaluation of teaching and on teacher reflection and improvement - all set within the increasingly important and complex domain of higher education. Teacher Thinking, Beliefs and Knowledge in Higher Education is the first book to address this area and it promises to become a landmark volume in the field - helping us to understand a complex area of human activity and improve both teaching and learning. The intended readers for this book are education researchers, including PhD students researching aspects of higher education, staff/faculty developers and educational developers.


Message of Governor to the Special Session Legislature of and Reports and Documents Covering the Two Fiscal Years

Filename: message-of-governor-to-the-special-session-legislature-of-and-reports-and-documents-covering-the-two-fiscal-years.pdf
ISBN: OSU:32435059822668
Release Date: 1915
Number of pages:
Author: West Virginia
Publisher:

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No More Independent Reading Without Support

Filename: no-more-independent-reading-without-support.pdf
ISBN: 0325049041
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 87
Author: Debbie Miller
Publisher: Heinemann

Download and read online No More Independent Reading Without Support in PDF and EPUB "What if there was a time when things slowed down? No rotations, activities, or worksheets-just you, your kids, and books. Would you take it?" -Debbie Miller and Barbara Moss We know children learn to read by reading. Is independent reading valuable enough to use precious classroom minutes on? Yes, writes Debbie Miller and Barbara Moss, but only if that time is purposeful. DEAR and SSR aren't enough. Research shows that independent reading must be accompanied by intentional instruction and conferring. Debbie and Barbara clear a path for you to take informed action that makes a big difference, with: a rationale for independent reading that's worth finding the time for research evidence on its effectiveness and instructional best practices a framework with 10 teaching tactics for starting and sustaining success. "When we set children loose day after day with no focus or support, it can lead to fake reading and disengagement," write Debbie and Barbara. "It's our job to equip children with the tools they need when we're not there." Read No More Independent Reading Without Support and find out how. About the Not This, But That Series No More Independent Reading Without Support is part of the Not This, But That series, edited by Nell K. Duke and Ellin Oliver Keene. It helps teachers examine common, ineffective classroom practices and replace them with practices supported by research and professional wisdom. In each book a practicing educator and an education researcher identify an ineffective practice; summarize what the research suggests about why; and detail research-based, proven practices to replace it and improve student learning. Read a sample chapter from No More Independent Reading Without Support.


30 Old Testament Interactive Stories for Young Children

Filename: 30-old-testament-interactive-stories-for-young-children.pdf
ISBN: 078471939X
Release Date: 2007-01-02
Number of pages: 110
Author: Steven James
Publisher: Standard Publishing

Download and read online 30 Old Testament Interactive Stories for Young Children in PDF and EPUB This is a collection of favorite Bible stories, each written with a creative and meaningful storytelling technique especially suited to help teachers involve young children in the Bible story. Enjoy this library of favorite Bible stories and storytelling techniques developed by award-winning author and professional storyteller Steven James. Each book includes creative storytelling techniques especially suited to help teachers tell God’s story and involve children in the Bible story.


Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading

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ISBN: 0325077924
Release Date: 2017-03-23
Number of pages:
Author: Vicki Vinton
Publisher:

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Christian Treasury

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ISBN: SRLF:A0003397973
Release Date: 1865
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Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry

Filename: teaching-high-school-science-through-inquiry.pdf
ISBN: 0761939385
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 210
Author: Douglas Llewellyn
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry in PDF and EPUB Acknowledging the importance of national standards, offers case studies, tips, and tools to encourage student curiosity and improve achievement in science.


That Workshop Book

Filename: that-workshop-book.pdf
ISBN: 0325011923
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 222
Author: Samantha Bennett
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

Download and read online That Workshop Book in PDF and EPUB Shows a new generation of teachers how the systems, structures, routines, and rituals that support successful workshops combine with thinking, planning, and conferring to drive students' growth, inform assessment and instruction, and increase teachers' professional satisfaction. And it shows those already using the workshop how to increase its instructional power by seeing its big ideas and its component parts in fresh, dynamic ways.