The Active Classroom: Practical Strategies for Involving Students in the Learning Process / Edition 1
  • The Active Classroom: Practical Strategies for Involving Students in the Learning Process / Edition 1
  • The Active Classroom: Practical Strategies for Involving Students in the Learning Process / Edition 1

The Active Classroom: Practical Strategies for Involving Students in the Learning Process / Edition 1

by Ronald J. (Justin) Nash
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412960878

ISBN-13: 9781412960878

Pub. Date: 06/17/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Promote learning that is purposeful, engaging, reflective, and fun for everyone!

Experience and research show that students must be active participants in the learning process if teachers want the classroom experience to result in deeper understanding and the building of new knowledge. This resource shows how to turn passive students into enthusiastic

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Overview

Promote learning that is purposeful, engaging, reflective, and fun for everyone!

Experience and research show that students must be active participants in the learning process if teachers want the classroom experience to result in deeper understanding and the building of new knowledge. This resource shows how to turn passive students into enthusiastic participants in their own learning. The author illustrates how teachers can become facilitators who:

  • Establish an interactive and safe environment for learning
  • Nurture discussion and interdependent learning
  • Manage movement in the classroom
  • Teach to all learning modalities
  • Incorporate music, visuals, storytelling, and technology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412960878
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/17/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Rich Allen
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Creating the Right Environment
2. Incorporating Structured Conversations
3. Managing Movement in the Classroom
4. Using Music to Facilitate Process
5. Presenting With Confidence
6. Teaching to All Modalities
7. Using Visuals and Technology
8. Unlocking Doors With Storytelling
9. Considering the New Reality and Practical Applications
10. Planning for the Active Classroom
Appendix A: The Active Classroom at a Glance
Appendix B: Elementary/Middle School Language Arts Lesson Plan
References
Index

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