Empowering Excellence: Creating Positive, Invigorating Classrooms in a Common Core Environment

Empowering Excellence: Creating Positive, Invigorating Classrooms in a Common Core Environment

by Jeff Halstead

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475809855
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/02/2014
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Jeff Halstead is also the author of Navigating the New Pedagogy: Six Principles that Transform Teaching and dozens of other articles published regionally and nationally. An educational trainer, staff developer and National Board Certified English teacher, Halstead lives with his family in Spokane, WA.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Shift 1: Make a Great First Impression
Shift 2: Teach with Passion
Shift 3: Build Optimism and Growth Mindsets
Shift 4: Make Grading Meaningful
Shift 5: Build a System of Student Support
Shift 6: Grade by Mining Student Data
Shift 7: Assess Work Ethic Separately
Shift 8: Communicate Progress Clearly
Shift 9: Channel the Desire for Improvement
Shift 10: Reflect, Revise and Differentiate
Shift 11: Apply Formative Feedback Liberally
Shift 12: Celebrate Success
Closing
About the Author
Index

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