Many teachers today are looking for sustainable, authentic solutions on classroom management and student engagement�two key aspects of effective instruction. What better way to find them than to tap the collective wisdom of expert educators? In this e-book, award-winning teacher and Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators for advice. Ferlazzo and his contributors respond Q&A-style to a variety of pressing classroom-management and student-engagement questions, such as:
� How can I get the new school year off to a good start?
� How can I help my students develop self-control?
� How can I stop disruptive behavior in my classroom?
� How can I engage students without resorting to a carrots-and-sticks approach?
� What does true student engagement look like?
This e-book brings together the best contributions from Ferlazzo�s Education Week Teacher blog �Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo.� Ferlazzo, who teaches English, social studies, and International Baccalaureate classes to students at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., offers his take on effective classroom management along with a network of leading experts. Together, they provide the strategy-based answers that get to the heart of high-quality instruction.
|Publisher:||Education Week Press|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||801 KB|
About the Author
He's written five books: Self-Driven Learning: Teaching Strategies For Student Motivation; The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide (with Katie Hull-Sypnieski); Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges; English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work; and Building Parent Engagement In Schools (with co-author Lorie Hammond).
Ferlazzo has won several awards, including the Leadership for a Changing World Award from the Ford Foundation, and he was the grand prize winner of the International Reading Association Award for Technology and Reading.
In addition to the Classroom Q&A blog at Education Week Teacher, he writes a popular education-resource blog and a regular column for The New York Times. His articles on education policy and classroom practice also regularly appear in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and ASCD's Educational Leadership.
Ferlazzo was a community organizer for 19 years prior to becoming a public school teacher. He's married and has three children and two grandchildren.