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Facilitator's Guide to What Successful Teachers Do

Facilitator's Guide to What Successful Teachers Do
101 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers

Second Edition
Edited by:

May 2009 | 32 pages | Corwin

Provide effective staff development that strengthens teaching effectiveness and boosts student achievement!  

Designed to complement the second edition of Neal A. Glasgow and Cathy D. Hicks' best-selling What Successful Teachers Do, this guide provides everything you need to work with teachers as they hone their instructional and classroom management skills based on research-based best practices. You will be able to guide participants in discussions about:

  • Developing a supportive and culturally sensitive learning environment
  • Organizing curricular goals, designing lessons, and delivering instruction
  • Integrating assessment with instruction to improve student performance
  • Selecting a variety of strategies to inspire student reading and writing
  • Using technology effectively to serve instructional goals
  • Developing positive family and community partnerships
  • Defining a professional identity and fostering collegial relationships

The chapter-by-chapter study guide follows the same format as the companion book and features:

  • Workshop activities
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggestions for practical applications
  • Prompts for journal writing
  • Chapter summaries
  • A sample workshop agenda
  • A workshop evaluation form

With the Facilitator's Guide to What Successful Teachers Do, Second Edition, you can enhance teachers' professional growth by helping them to incorporate tested strategies into their classroom practice, provide their students with the opportunity to learn in a safe and caring environment, and foster higher achievement outcomes.

About the Authors
How to Use the Guide

Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: What Successful Teachers Do: 101 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers, Second Edition, by Neal A. Glasgow and Cathy D. Hicks
1. Interacting and Collaborating With Students
2. Managing the Classroom Environment, Time, and Discipline
3. Organizing Curricular Goals, Lesson Plans, and Instructional Delivery
4. Using Student Assessment and Feedback to Maximize Instructional Effectiveness
5. Celebrating Diversity in the Classroom
6. Integrating Technology in the Classroom
7. Enhancing Reading and Literacy Skills
8. Developing a Professional Identity
9. Fostering a Positive Relationship With Families and Community
Sample Meeting, Workshop, or Seminar Agenda
Sample Evaluation Form
Key features

New to the second edition:

  • Updated questions
  • Fresh activities
  • All new chapter on literacy instruction

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ISBN: 9781506351308

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