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Best practices for high school classrooms : what award-winning secondary teachers do

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Shares the teaching strategies of some of the country's best high school educators, providing real-life examples and tactics for teaching reading and writing, math, science and technology, social studies and geography, and visual arts and physical education, and including tips on incorporating technology throughout the curriculum, and handling special needs.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Estudio de casos
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stone, Randi.
Best practices for high school classrooms.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randi Stone
ISBN: 0761977295 9780761977292 0761977309 9780761977308
OCLC Number: 46731114
Description: xx, 219 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: High school teaching tips / Jenny W. Holmstrom --
What is a good teacher? / Carey Jenkins --
Student creativity / Ronald W. Poplau --
Breaking stereotypes through interactive role playing / Debra D. Peppers --
The doer of good becomes good / Ronald W. Poplau --
Graphic organizers and their enhancement of reading comprehension on the secondary level / Norma Butler May --
The hero in literature and in life / Terrie Saunders --
Using primary resources for literature units in secondary English / Robin Davidson Smith. The newspaper and the novel / Terrie Saunders --
Succeeding with reading and writing instruction integrating technology : a study of Hamlet from pit to stage / Wanda Jones Thomas --
Performance assessment : mixed media in a literature class / Jean E. (Keppel) Baldikoski --
Language arts / Debra Calvert --
The multicultural independent study / Terrie Saunders --
Chinese literature and culture, Lesson 1 / Wanda Jones Thomas --
Succeeding with reading and writing instructions and learning tolerance by studying another culture through literature : Chinese literature and culture, Lesson 2 / Wanda Jones Thomas. What's your sport? A statistical challenge / Linda E. Hains --
Using boxes, philosophy, and art to explain limits / Jenny W. Holmstrom --
Integrating instructional video in the classroom / Jenny W. Holmstrom --
Factoring fiesta / Eileen Stewart --
Growing, growing, growing!!! A statistical journey / Linda E. Hains --
Students as teachers / Douglas L. Bailer --
The science learning center / Shirley Newton --
Physics and technology / William Ennis --
Educational stories / Doublas L. Bailer --
The "peer celebration" / Carmen Gumina. Building and flying remote-controlled model airplanes / Douglas L. Bailer --
Determining the brain's processing time using two different methods / Roy Coleman --
Living textbook project / Linda E. Hains --
Keeping rural South Dakota students in touch with the world / Brenda Lynch --
Integrating inclusion in the classroom with the help of technology / Rebecca Kelly --
The I Can work program / Nancy Barnett --
Reading books instead of book reviews / James Wade D'Acosta --
Teacher for a day / Janine A. Jellander --
Scenario groups / James Wade D'Acosta. Visual arts standards and creativity / Diana W. McDougal --
Choose adventure / Nancy J. Pudas --
Making community connections / Karla Mullen --
Teenage parents and high school : a partnership for success / Debbie Kelley --
Field trips / James Wade D'Acosta.
Responsibility: Randi Stone.


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