Products, Projects, and Performances for the 21st Century ELA Classroom$49.95Add to cartView Cart
Is your ELA class engaging? Experience indicates that as many as eight out of ten students are bored in most ELA classrooms. They are not engaged and find themselves daydreaming or sleeping and many times disrupting class. These students need real life, hands-on activities that will help them understand and retain the content being taught. This book contains 57 lessons involving products, projects and performances that are extremely useful in engaging all learners. A rubric is attached for each lesson as well as Bloom’s critical thinking verbs that are used in the lesson. Each lesson uses differentiated instruction to engage students effectively in the learning process.
Encouragement, Empowerment, and Excellence in Every Classroom (book)$29.95Having trained tens of thousands of teachers who teach hundreds of thousands of students, we know that children and adolescents can and will be responsible for their own behavior and for their own learning, but these skills must be taught first. That’s why we have been tirelessly promoting it for over twenty-seven years! This book focuses on proven strategies for teaching important skills to students, evaluating their successes, and certainly focuses on the art of delivering effective consequences when all else fails. Special techniques are outlined for preventing discipline problems and dealing effectively with those that do occur.Add to cartView Cart
Unconditional Positive Regard (book)$49.95Add to cartView Cart
Relationships are at the heart of high-performing classrooms, and unconditional positive regard (UPR) is a key strategy used to develop strong, positive relationships. Bringing UPR into classrooms and schools will give teachers more time to teach and students more time to learn. The authors demonstrate how to build a classroom full of respect, empathic understanding, compassion, fairness, trust, patience, and self-control that are all key components of UPR and necessary for authentic, culturally responsive classrooms. The authors also provide doable strategies and activities to implement and nurture each of these components, so the teachers can bring unconditional positive regard into their classrooms and the wider school community to enjoy high-performing classrooms.
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