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Effective Strategies for Teaching in K-8 Classrooms
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Effective Strategies for Teaching in K-8 Classrooms



January 2011 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

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An essential repertoire of practical teaching and classroom management strategies

Featuring a wealth of reflection activities and connections to standards, this concise, easy-to-read teaching methods text equips students with the content knowledge and skills they need to become effective K–8 teachers. The book maximizes instructional flexibility, reflects current educational issues, highlights recent research, and models best pedagogical practices. Current and realistic examples, a section in each chapter on using technology in the classroom, and material on differentiating instruction for diverse learners—including students with special needs and English language learners—make this a must-have resource for any K–8 teacher.

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Course cartridges offer you provide you with flexible, editable content in formats that import easily into most major learning management systems. This course cartridge includes all the assets found on this Instructor Teaching Site and relevant links from the Student Study Site in and easy to upload package.


 
Preface
 
Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) Correlation Chart
 
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Correlation Chart
 
PART I: SETTING THE STAGE FOR SUCCESSFUL LEARNING
 
Chapter 1: Establishing the Foundations for Teaching and Learning
 
Chapter 2: Teaching Diverse Students
 
Chapter 3: Managing the Classroom Environment
 
PART II: SEQUENCING AND ORGANIZING INSTRUCTION
 
Chapter 4: Planning and Organizing Instruction
 
Chapter 5: Developing Unit and Daily Lesson Plans
 
Chapter 6: Evaluating and Measuring Student Learning
 
PART III: DESIGNING INSTRUCTION TO MAXIMIZE STUDENT LEARNING
 
Chapter 7: Using Direct Teaching Methods
 
Chapter 8: Using Authentic Teaching Methods
 
Chapter 9: Using Integrated Teaching Methods
 
Chapter 10: Teaching Effective Thinking Strategies
 
Appendix A: Laboratory Experience: Microteaching and Reflective Teaching
 
Appendix B: State Licensure/Certification and Reciprocity
 
Appendix C: Praxis II Case Histories Format
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index
 
About the Authors
Key features

Key Features:

  • Overviews, Objectives, and Before We Begin sections help students make personal connections with the chapter material and establish a "what to look for" mindset that creates a framework for learning.
  • Reflect and Apply Exercises provide an opportunity for students to pause, reflect on, and apply the text information.
  • Application Exercises help students gain more insight into the issues addressed in the text and increase their ability to apply what they've learned.
  • End-of-chapter Tech Connections sections familiarize students with current technological resources and tools they can use in the classroom.
  • Video clips of classroom examples, which are available on the open-access Student Study Site, are identified with icons throughout the text.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 2: Teaching Diverse Students

Chapter 3: Managing the Classroom


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