Success for Every Student: A Guide to Teaching and Learning

Success for Every Student: A Guide to Teaching and Learning

by Michele Pollnow, Oran Tkatchov

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Success for Every Student: A Guide to Teaching and Learning by Michele Pollnow, Oran Tkatchov

Success for Every Student: A Guide to Teaching and Learning contains research and evidence based classroom practices that maximize learning for all students. Throughout the book the authors deliver a common sense approach to proven teaching strategies that help learners reach their potential. Ultimately, it is the teacher behaviors that have the greatest impact on student behaviors. Success for Every Student is packed full of tools and tips in everything from classroom management to formative assessment that give busy teachers what they need to become more efficient and effective professionals in their classrooms and schools. At the end of each chapter are real life scenarios for readers to reflect and think about what they would do given the situation. As a bonus, the book has a companion website that provides more tools and covers current topics in the education news. This practical book provides sound suggestions and guidance to help create a culture of learning in classrooms and schools where high expectations are the norm and there is an opportunity of success for every student.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475835649
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/03/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 172
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Oran Tkatchov's educational career has included such roles as a middle school teacher, high school teacher and charter school director. He has an additional 11 years of experience directing, presenting and providing professional development in the areas of special education, leadership and school/district improvement at the Arizona Department of Education. He currently supports professional learning initiatives for the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. He received his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, is a Level 1 Google Certified Educator and a certified facilitator for the National Institute for School Leadership.

Shelly Pollnow received her Ed.D. in Policy and Administration from Arizona State University, her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and Elementary Education from Arizona State University and her B.S. in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University. She has spent over 20 years of her education career in Arizona teaching diverse learners in Grades 1 through 6 as an inclusion classroom teacher as well as a gifted program teacher. Dr. Pollnow has also been involved in professional development for teachers and has nationally presented her research on implementing professional development in formative assessment at the classroom level. She has been the Arizona Director of the National Assessment of Educational Progress and international assessment programs since 2011 and has served on the Formative Assessment for Students and Teachers CCSSO SCASS since 2012.

Table of Contents

  • Setting the Stage for a Successful School Year
  • Classroom Management and a Culture of Learning
  • What Are You Going to Teach Them?
  • High Expectations and Differentiation
  • Supporting School and Classroom Climate
  • Student Mobility and Attendance
  • Time on Task
  • A Deep Dive in Student Engagement
  • Multiple Intelligences and a Growth Mindset
  • Accessing Background Knowledge to Assist Learning
  • Reading Instruction for All Teachers
  • Writing Instruction for All Teachers
  • Assessment for Learning and of Learning
  • Struggling Students: What Is an Intervention?
  • The Role of Coaching in Education
  • Professional Development for Teaching and Learning
  • How to Present Information to Peers
  • Some Parting Words from the Authors
  • Bibliography
    About the Authors

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