Wayside Teaching: Connecting with Students to Support Learning
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Wayside Teaching: Connecting with Students to Support Learning

by Sara Davis Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412972906

ISBN-13: 9781412972901

Pub. Date: 02/23/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Defining wayside teaching as teachers' formal and informal connections with students that can significantly boost learning, this book provides research-based strategies and specific examples for K–12 educators.

Overview

Defining wayside teaching as teachers' formal and informal connections with students that can significantly boost learning, this book provides research-based strategies and specific examples for K–12 educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412972901
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/23/2010
Pages:
181
Sales rank:
1,187,571
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: What Is Your Current Wayside Teaching Profile?
Graphic View of Your Current Wayside Teaching Profile
1. What Is Wayside Teaching, and Why Does It Matter?
What Is Wayside Teaching?
Why Does Wayside Teaching Matter?
Concluding Reflections
2. 12 Components of Wayside Teaching: Attitudes, Approaches, and Actions
Component 1: Know Your Students
Component 2: Practice Little Gestures That Matter
Component 3: Reveal Your Personal Self
Component 4: Create and Maintain an Inviting Classroom
Component 5: Promote a Culture of Acceptance and Compassion
Component 6: Help Students Find Their Voice
Component 7: Learn to Listen
Component 8: Speak Carefully
Component 9: Teach Skills That Help Students Become Autonomous, Not Anonymous
Component 10: Build Resiliency
Component 11: Encourage Imagination and Creativity
Component 12: Infuse Humor
3. What Does Wayside Teaching Look Like in Elementary School?
Development of Elementary Learners
Wayside Teaching Practices for Elementary Learners
4. What Does Wayside Teaching Look Like in Middle School?
Development of Young Adolescent Learners
Wayside Teaching Practices for Young Adolescent Learners
5. What Does Wayside Teaching Look Like in High School?
Development of Adolescent Learners
Wayside Teaching Practices for Adolescent Learners
6. Wayside Teaching: The Power of One
Looking Back at Theory and Practice
Reform in Perspective
Goals for Wayside Teachers
Final Thoughts
Resource A: Surveys
Resource B: Annotated Book List for Promoting Acceptance and Compassion
References
Index

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