Drive boredom out of your classroom-and keep it out-with the student engagement strategies in this book. In the first Battling Boredom, bestselling author Bryan Harris offered strategies on beginning a lesson, ending a lesson, small group work, and large group work. Now in Battling Boredom Part 2, Harris teams up with technology integration expert and former teacher Lisa Bradshaw to provide additional strategies on new topics such as academic talk, feedback, writing, classroom technology, and more. You'll learn how to:
Increase the quality and effectiveness of feedback to boost student performance.
Engage students in meaningful reflection with writing prompts and exercises.
Reenergize a lethargic class using movement-based activities.
Integrate technology to create a more enriching classroom experience for students.
Encourage students to speak up, share their ideas, and talk about their learning.
With this toolbox of instructional strategies, you'll have even more ways to end student boredom before it begins, resulting in class time that's more efficient, more educational, and loads more fun!
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 114
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
"Battling Boredom Part 2 is a must-have for all educators. As an easy read, it sets the context for the importance of student engagement through brain-based and educational research. Filled with pragmatic and useful classroom strategies for all levels, the book purposefully integrates technology into the classroom learning, promoting deeper engagement. Relevant and user friendly, Battling Boredom 2 is the desktop resource for today's teacher."
Lezley Lewis, Executive Director of Teacher Learning, Fort Worth ISD
"This book is PACKED with strategies to engage students. The strategies are specific, they include variations, and they are classroom-ready for action. Another winner!"
Eric Jensen, PhD, author of 30 books, including Teaching with the Brain in Mind.
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