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The Effective Teacher's Guide, Second Edition : 50 Ways to Engage Students and Promote Interactive Learning - Nancy Frey

The Effective Teacher's Guide, Second Edition

50 Ways to Engage Students and Promote Interactive Learning

Paperback Published: 29th September 2010
ISBN: 9781606239711
Number Of Pages: 159
For Ages: 5+ years old

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"If you have a passion for teaching but need practical suggestions for organizing your classroom, establishing routines, and motivating your students, look no further. This book offers proven solutions to common problems that nearly all beginning teachers find challenging. The second edition is more efficiently organized and features a revised set of 50 research-based strategies. You'll appreciate how Frey's tips are clearly explained, concise, and ready to be implemented right away. First-year teachers as well as techers-in-training can't afford to miss these basics of effective teaching!"---Drew Tuck, fourth-grade teacher, Keshequa Elementary School, Dalton, New York

"This book is a `must' for beginning teachers. Having 50 engagement strategies at their fingertips will help new teachers improve their classroom management. When students are engaged, many discipline problems disappear. I especially like the discussion of bullying, which provides concrete ways to prevent the verbal aggression so often found in our schools."---Deborah Dowler, MA, coordinator, Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment, Tustin Unified School District, California

"Frey fluidly and masterfully addresses teachers' two greatest concerns: classroom management and student engagement. This relevant, practical book should clearly be in the personal library of every teacher, from novice to veteran. Frey addresses challenging topics such as bullying and de-escalating problem behavior. She shares innovative ways to foster collaboration between peer partners and offers tips to engage students in reading. Teachers will surely pull this book off the shelfon a regualr basis throughout the school year."---Maria Grant, EdD, California State University, Fullerton

This popular guide offers a wealth of innovative, research-based strategies for making K-12 classrooms the best learning environments they can be. Eas-to-implement best practices are presented for establishing a classroom management plan, organizing procedures and materials, building a respectful community, fostering peer collaboration, and engaging students in interactive learning. Each of the 50 strategies includes step-by-step instructions, the amount of time needed to implement, and the recommended grade level. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book features ready-to-use reproducibles.

"This book is a 'must' for beginning teachers. Having 50 engagement strategies at their fingertips will help new teachers improve their classroom management. When students are engaged, many discipline problems disappear. I especially like the discussion of bullying, which provides concrete ways to prevent the verbal aggression so often found in our schools." - Deborah Dowler, Coordinator, Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment, Tustin Unified School District, California, USA "Frey fluidly and masterfully addresses teachers' two greatest concerns: classroom management and student engagement. This relevant, practical book should clearly be in the personal library of every teacher, from novice to veteran. Frey addresses challenging topics such as bullying and deescalating problem behavior. She shares innovative ways to foster collaboration between peer partners and offers tips to engage students in reading. Teachers will surely pull this book off the shelf on a regular basis throughout the school year." - Maria Grant, Department of Secondary Education, California State University, Fullerton, USA

I. Five Rules for Engagement and Interaction1. Organize Your Instruction through Gradual Release of Responsibility2. Active Engagement Is Multileveled: Group-Partner-Individual3. Instruction Is Interactive: Say-Write-Do4. Students Help Each Other: Tell-Help-Check5. Students Learn from Each Other: Think-Pair-ShareII. Engaging Students through Classroom Procedures 6. Creating a Classroom Management Plan7. Creating and Teaching Classroom Rules8. Responding to Problem Behaviors9. Deescalating Problem Behaviors with Voluntary Removal10. Crumple Doll11. Responding to Bullying12. Fostering Problem Solving among Students13. Room Arrangement14. Taking Attendance15. What to Do When a Student Returns from an AbsenceIII. Engaging Students through Organization 16. Posting a Daily Schedule17. Signaling the Class18. Monitoring Noise Level 19. Teaching Students to Manage Their Time20. Distributing and Collecting Materials21. Calling on Students22. Organizing Materials23. Assignment Headings24. Teaching Students How to Request Help25. Managing the Technology in Your Classroom26. Establishing and Maintaining a Course WebsiteIV. Engaging Students through Peer Partners 27. Establishing Peer Partners28. Peer Partners Role 1: Response Partners29. Peer Partners Role 2: Reading Partners30. Peer Partners Role 3: On-Task Partners31. Peer Partners Role 4: Assignment Partners32. Peer Partners Role 5: Collaborative Partners33. Grouping Students Efficiently V. Engaging Students for Learning 34. Interest Surveys35. Bellwork36. RAFT (Role-Audience-Format-Topic)37. Community Surveys38. Human Graphs39. Establishing Purpose40. Vocabulary Routines41. Whip Around42. Response Cards43. Walking Review44. Jigsaws45. Self-Corrected Spelling46. Power Writing to Build FluencyVI. Engaging Students through Reading47. Choral Reading48. Cloze Reading49. Read-Around50. Rapid Retrieval of Information

ISBN: 9781606239711
ISBN-10: 1606239716
Series: Teaching Practices That Work
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 5+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 159
Published: 29th September 2010
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.7 x 20.3  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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