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From three experts in teaching comes a 50 strategies book that is useful for preservice and inservice teachers up and down the grade levels and across the curriculum. The book embeds strategies within a theoretical framework of active learning. The step-by-step format helps teachers prepare easily and troubleshoot to maximize success. Strategies are referenced by their usefulness for English learners and readers at different stages of development. The book includes examples from many subject areas and grade levels. The accompanying CD contains templates to assist teachers in using the strategies.
This practical book gives 50 strategies designed to help the classroom teacher engage K-12 students in their own learning.
Part One: A Foundation for Active Teaching and Learning
Chapter One: Setting the Context for Active Teaching Strategies
Chapter Two: Choosing and Using Active Teaching Strategies
Part Two: Strategies for Active Teaching and Learning
Chapter Three: Strategies for Activating Prior Knowledge and Building a Purpose for Learning
Chapter Four: Strategies for Encouraging Student Interaction
Chapter Five: Strategies for Generating and Testing Hypotheses
Chapter Six: Strategies for Organizing Information and Making Connections
Chapter Seven: Strategies for Facilitating Rehearsal and Consolidation Content