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Updated Edition of Bestseller

What Successful Teachers Do
101 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers

Second Edition
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January 2009 | 272 pages | Corwin

"I cannot imagine any teacher who wants to be the best possible teacher not loving this book!"
—Renee Peoples, Teacher/Math Coach
West Elementary School, Bryson City, NC

"This an exciting way for new teachers to really target the important strategies that successful teachers use, as well as for veteran teachers to confirm the things that they are already doing right!"
—Mary Ann Hartwick, Coordinator, LESD/ASU
Litchfield Elementary School District, Verrado, MS

Avoid common classroom mistakes and develop your skills as an educator!

Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this updated edition of a powerful bestseller provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management.

The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new and veteran K–12 teachers. Updated throughout, and with an entirely new chapter on supporting reading and literacy, this edition presents the strategies in a user-friendly format:

  • The Strategy: a concise statement of an instructional strategy
  • What the Research Says: a brief discussion of the research to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the principles involved
  • Classroom Application: how each strategy can be used in instructional settings
  • Precautions and Possible Pitfalls: caveats to help teachers avoid common problems
  • Sources: a reference list for further reading

What Successful Teachers Do is a valuable resource for strengthening teachers' professional development and improving student performance.

 
Foreword by Stephen Sroka
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
1. Interacting and Collaborating With Students
 
2. Managing the Classroom Environment, Time, and Discipline
 
3. Organizing Curricular Goals, Lesson Plans, and Instructional Delivery
 
4. Using Student Assessment and Feedback to Maximize Instructional Effectiveness
 
5. Celebrating Diversity in the Classroom
 
6. Integrating Technology in the Classroom
 
7. Enhancing Reading and Literacy Skills
 
8. Developing a Professional Identity
 
9. Fostering a Positive Relationship With Families and Community
 
Index

"I cannot imagine any teacher who wants to be the best possible teacher not loving this book! This book will be well worn by any effective teacher who encounters it!"

Renee Peoples, Teacher/Math Coach
West Elementary School, Bryson City, NC

"I love this book! This an exciting way for new teachers to really target the important strategies that successful teachers use, as well as for veteran teachers to confirm the things that they are already doing right!"

Mary Ann Hartwick, Coordinator, LESD/ASU
Litchfield Elementary School District, Verrado, MS

"Excellent examples for the classroom teacher!"

Brigitte Tennis, Headmistress and Seventh-Grade Teacher
Stella Schola Middle School, Redmond, WA

"I have so enjoyed reading this incredibly helpful, meaningful, and easy-to-read book!"

Dara Feldman, Founder and CEO
The Heart of Education

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Preface

Foreword


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