Products, Projects, and Performances for the 21st Century ELA Classroom
Differentiated Instruction, Engagement and Motivation in Every Classroom (Audio Book)$44.00This audiobook provides cutting edge ideas, strategies, tips, and easy-to-implement differentiation strategies to address diverse learning needs and promote motivation and a desire to learn in all. Gain tools for promoting positive feelings in the classroom. Discover strategies for stimulating attention and interest. Design lessons that are high on the “meaningful and relevant” meter. Help students build confidence and self-efficacy.Add to cartView Cart
Encouragement, Empowerment, and Excellence in Every Classroom (Audio Book)$44.00
Having 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 audiobook 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.
DICE – Introduce Randomness In Your Classroom!$22.00Add to cartView Cart
Instruction Manual with dice ideas for your classroom included.
We can often be our own worst enemy when it comes to keeping our students attention. As an example, we often use the Round Robin technique to ensure students participates equally. The problem with this approach is it signals students that when done participating (e.g. answered the question), it is time to relax, tune out, and ignore the rest of that lesson. What to do? Adding an element of chance and randomness (DICE) into your flow of lessons can greatly increase student participation and attention. You can have students roll to do certain tasks, assign specific tasks you want them to do, or a combination thereof. Remember, the idea is that they will not know when they may be called on and that when their number comes up, the expectation is there for them to participate. Keeping it random prevents your students from getting lax in their attention and sends the very powerful signal that at any time, they are responsible for the information and learning within your classroom. This Polyhedral 7-Die Set with velveteen bag allows you to roll any number at any time!
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