Total Participation Techniques

Total Participation Techniques Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416623991
Year 2017-07-12
Pages 188
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Here are 51 easy-to-use, classroom-tested alternatives to the "stand and deliver" teaching techniques that cause so many students to tune out or drop out. Teachers report that these techniques motivate students to participate in learning, as they build confidence and are supported by compelling and safe ways to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of lessons. Refined through years of classroom experiences and supported by updated research, this 2nd edition delivers a dozen new techniques to engage K–12 students in active learning. The authors provide detailed descriptions of the Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) with step-by-step instructions--plus reproducible blackline masters for student response cards as well as posters to remind you to use the techniques. They also suggest how you can adapt and personalize the techniques to fit your context and content. Packed with examples from authentic classrooms, Total Participation Techniques is an essential toolkit for teachers who want to present lessons that are relevant, engaging, and cognitively challenging. Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele are professors who regularly work with preservice teachers and consult with educators in U.S. and international schools. They are also the authors of Total Literacy Techniques.

Total Participation Techniques

Total Participation Techniques Author P‚rsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416613978
Year 2011-07-21
Pages 133
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Providing easy-to-use alternatives to the "stand and deliver" approach to teaching that causes so many students to tune out--or even drop out--Total Participation Techniques presents dozens of ways to engage K-12 students in active learning and allow them to demonstrate the depth of their knowledge and understanding. The authors, P‚rsida Himmele and William Himmele, explain both the why and the how of Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) as they explore the high cost of student disengagement, place TPTs in the context of higher-order thinking and formative assessments, and demonstrate how to create a "TPT-conducive classroom." Readers will learn how to implement field-tested techniques they can use on the spot (e.g., Quick-Draws, Quick-Writes, Chalkboard Splash); with Hold-Up cards (e.g., True/Not True, Selected Response); with movement (e.g., Bounce Cards, Line-Ups, Simulations); and to guide note-taking and concept analysis (e.g., Picture Notes, 3-Sentence Wrap-Up, Debate Team Carousel). Each TPT is presented in four parts: * A descriptive overview * How It Works--step-by-step instructions for implementation * How to Ensure Higher-Order Thinking--ideas for advancing students beyond surface-level thinking * Pause to Apply--suggestions for how to adapt and personalize the technique for specific contexts and content areas Filled with examples from real classrooms, Total Participation Techniques is an essential toolkit for teachers at all levels and for administrators who want a model for analyzing lessons to ensure that they are relevant, engaging, and cognitively challenging.

Total Participation Techniques

Total Participation Techniques Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416612940
Year 2011
Pages 133
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Providing easy-to-use alternatives to the "stand and deliver" approach to teaching that causes so many students to tune out--or even drop out--Total Participation Techniques presents dozens of ways to engage K-12 students in active learning and allow them to demonstrate the depth of their knowledge and understanding. The authors, Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele, explain both the why and the how of Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) as they explore the high cost of student disengagement, place TPTs in the context of higher-order thinking and formative assessments, and demonstrate how to create a "TPT-conducive classroom." Readers will learn how to implement field-tested techniques they can use on the spot (e.g., Quick-Draws, Quick-Writes, Chalkboard Splash); with Hold-Up cards (e.g., True/Not True, Selected Response); with movement (e.g., Bounce Cards, Line-Ups, Simulations); and to guide note-taking and concept analysis (e.g., Picture Notes, 3-Sentence Wrap-Up, Debate Team Carousel). Each TPT is presented in four parts: * A descriptive overview * How It Works--step-by-step instructions for implementation * How to Ensure Higher-Order Thinking--ideas for advancing students beyond surface-level thinking * Pause to Apply--suggestions for how to adapt and personalize the technique for specific contexts and content areas Filled with examples from real classrooms, Total Participation Techniques is an essential toolkit for teachers at all levels and for administrators who want a model for analyzing lessons to ensure that they are relevant, engaging, and cognitively challenging.

Total Participation Techniques

Total Participation Techniques Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416624028
Year 2017-07-12
Pages 188
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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51 classroom-tested, research-supported techniques that actively and cognitively engage all students in the learning process—in all classrooms.

Total Literacy Techniques

Total Literacy Techniques Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416618836
Year 2014-07-15
Pages 151
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 teacher-tested tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. Authors Pérsida and William Himmele and National Board Certified teacher Keely Potter present literacy as an interconnected process that involves emotions, cognition, and multiple opportunities for developing higher-order thinking. With this in mind, they present tools for helping students develop academic language, become avid and analytical readers, engage with literature and informational texts, discuss texts, and write about texts in clear and cogent ways. Each chapter includes reflections from real teachers and students who share their own literary practices and journeys, bringing the practices to life. With a focus on engaging students as thinkers, readers and writers, Total Literacy Techniques provides practical and effective ways for teachers to help students develop the critical reading habits that open up new ways of understanding and contributing to their worlds. Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele are the authors of the best-selling ASCD book Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner.

Battling Boredom

Battling Boredom Author Bryan Harris
ISBN-10 9781317926412
Year 2013-10-02
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Drive boredom out of your classroom – and keep it out – with the student-engagement strategies in this book. You’ll learn how to gain and sustain the attention of your students from the moment the bell rings. Perfect for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, these activities go head-to-head with student boredom and disengagement, resulting in class time that’s more efficient, more educational, and loads more fun! Contents include: Strategies to Begin a Lesson Strategies to End a Lesson Strategies for Solo/Independent Work Strategies for the Whole Group Author Bryan Harris, an expert in student engagement and classroom management, has extensive experience in K-12 motivation and brain-based learning. In this book, he brings together 99 simple, ready-to-use ideas for teachers looking to overcome student boredom and illuminate classroom lessons in a dynamic, interactive way. Bonus strategies show you how to engage even the most reluctant learners.

Sparking Student Creativity

Sparking Student Creativity Author Patti Drapeau
ISBN-10 9781416619383
Year 2014-09-19
Pages 188
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Teaching isn't merely transmitting knowledge to students; it’s also about teaching students to approach learning in engaging and unexpected ways. In Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving, author and researcher Patti Drapeau explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today’s standards-based, critical thinking–focused classroom. The book vividly and comprehensively shows: how creative lessons can meet and extend the expectations of curriculum standards such as the Common Core State Standards; how to incorporate creativity and assessment into daily classroom practices; how to develop a "Creativity Road Map" to guide instruction; and how to design lessons that prompt and support creative thinking. In addition, the book includes 40 “grab and go” ideas that infuse lesson plans with a spirit of exploration. No matter what grade levels or content areas you teach, Sparking Student Creativity will help you to produce creative lesson components that directly address critical content, target specific standards, and require thoughtful products from students as they grow into independent learners and become successful students and adults.

Super Core

Super Core Author Mark Weakland
ISBN-10 9780872070837
Year 2014-01-13
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher International Reading Assoc.
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You’re required to use your school’s core (or basal) reading program…but you don’t love it. Here’s Super Core to the rescue! Author Mark Weakland does not ask you to abandon your core reading program. Instead, he shows you how to make changes in your instruction, narrow the scope of what you teach, decrease the time your students spend in workbooks, and increase time they spend reading and writing for real purposes—to turbocharge your teaching and your students’ learning. Super Core shows you how to create a more effective and engaging reading program by subtracting a few components, adding key research-based instructional practices and formative assessments, and becoming mindful of fundamental content and instructional values. Each chapter guides you through teaching techniques that can help you gradually rely less on the basal reader and more on your own knowledge and experience as an educator. Specifically, this book: Calls attention to specific ineffective components of core reading programs—and shows you how to fix them Describes how to streamline your literacy teaching to be more efficient and purposeful Provides effective, easy-to-use vocabulary, fluency, phonic, and comprehension activities, materials, and routines that take the place of ineffective and missing components of your core reading program. Super Core has been designed to boost your knowledge base and rev up your instructional and assessment skills so that your teaching is more powerful—and your students are excited about reading, writing, and thinking on their own.

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves Author Brent Duckor
ISBN-10 9781416624783
Year 2017-06-27
Pages 333
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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How do you know if students are with you at the beginning, middle, and end of a lesson? Can formative assessment offer a key to better teaching and learning during instruction? What if you could blend different formative assessment moves in your classroom, with intention and care for all students, to help make better instructional decisions on the fly and enjoy more teachable moments? Educators Brent Duckor and Carrie Holmberg invite you on the journey to becoming a formative assessor. They encourage you to focus on these seven research-based, high-leverage formative assessment moves: ▪ Priming--building on background knowledge and creating a formative assessment–rich, equitable classroom culture ▪ Posing--asking questions in relation to learning targets across the curriculum that elicit Habits of Mind ▪ Pausing--waiting after powerful questions and rich tasks to encourage more student responses by supporting them to think aloud and use speaking and listening skills related to academic language ▪ Probing--deepening discussions, asking for elaborations, and making connections using sentence frames and starters ▪ Bouncing--sampling student responses systematically to broaden participation, manage flow of conversation, and gather more “soft data” for instructional use ▪ Tagging--describing and recording student responses without judgment and making public how students with different styles and needs approach learning in real-time ▪ Binning--interpreting student responses with a wide range of tools, categorizing misconceptions and “p-prims,” and using classroom generated data to make more valid and reliable instructional decisions on next steps in the lesson and unit Each chapter explores a classroom-tested move, including foundational research, explaining how and when to best use it, and describing what it looks like in practice. Highlights include case studies, try-now tasks and tips, and advice from beginning and seasoned teachers who use these formative assessment moves in their classrooms.

What Is It About Me You Can t Teach

What Is It About Me You Can t Teach Author Eleanor Renee Rodriguez
ISBN-10 9781506345734
Year 2016-05-20
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Corwin Press
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Now in its third edition, this powerful book features timely new content from innovative schools and teachers, focusing on reaching struggling students. The authors illuminate how to raise student achievement by upholding high expectations, while teaching with cultural responsiveness. Discover how to: Lead all students to deeper learning, grounded in critical thinking, creative problem solving, communication, collaboration—and the “5th C,” cultural awareness Support the latest standards for college and career readiness and English Language Proficiency/Development Incorporate technology into teaching and learning in innovative ways, adaptable to varying resource levels Implement K-12 lesson plans that support individualized, project-based learning

Engaging Teaching Tools

Engaging Teaching Tools Author David Sladkey
ISBN-10 9781483369723
Year 2014-04-23
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Corwin Press
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Energize your students through active learning! Engagement is critical to positive classroom climate and individual student achievement. Yet it can be elusive. This teacher-friendly flip book provides strategies to maximize student involvement and confidence in the learning process. In this easy-to-use companion to Energizing Brain Breaks, you’ll find: More than sixty practical, easy-to-implement, teaching ideas. Strategies improve questioning techniques, adjust attitudes, and involve parents. The Engagement Wheel, a downloadable self-evaluation tool to measure student participation and guide lesson planning. Access to a free PowerPoint or SmartBoard version.

95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction

95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction Author Laura E. Pinto
ISBN-10 9781452284163
Year 2012-01-10
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Corwin Press
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Give your lesson plans a makeover! Would you rather listen to a lecture or play classroom Jeopardy? Research shows that the most successful learning happens when teachers engage their students in actively applying concepts. This book shows you how to enhance lessons with 95 research-based strategies that work for all subjects and grade levels. In addition, the authors explain the research on student learning, describe best practices, and provide tools for analyzing your lessons. This step-by-step guide shows how to remodel lessons to: Align with the Common Core State Standards Develop 21st century skills Engage students Enhance content learning

Stress Management for Teachers

Stress Management for Teachers Author Keith C. Herman
ISBN-10 9781462518111
Year 2014-11-10
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Guilford Publications
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Ideal for use in teacher workshops, this book provides vital coping and problem-solving skills for managing the everyday stresses of the classroom. Specific strategies help teachers at any grade level gain awareness of the ways they respond in stressful situations and improve their overall well-being and effectiveness. Each chapter offers efficient tools for individuals, as well as group exercises. Teachers’ stories are woven throughout. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 45 self-monitoring forms, worksheets, and other handouts. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

The Language rich Classroom

The Language rich Classroom Author Pérsida Himmele
ISBN-10 9781416608417
Year 2009-01-01
Pages 197
Language en
Publisher ASCD
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Provides a framework to help all English Language Learners (ELLs) reach their full potential. Topics include content reading strategies that help ELLs overcome the challenges of academic reading.