How to Meet Standards, Motivate Students, and Still Enjoy Teaching!: Four Practices That Improve Student Learning (Paperback)
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How to Meet Standards, Motivate Students, and Still Enjoy Teaching!: Four Practices That Improve Student Learning (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 04/11/2008
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This resource offers teachers user-friendly tools for creating a standards-based classroom that meets accountability requirements and provides a learning environment where both teachers and students can thrive. Barbara P. Benson's framework allows teachers to synthesize the best of what they already know and do with research-based best practices on learning and learners. The author emphasizes that students can best learn the required content and competencies when teachers are following the curriculum determined by the standards while: Creating a community of learners who are self-directed, interactive, cooperative, and focused on quality Making reflection a routine for everyoneTeaching content and processDeveloping more authentic student tasks and assessment methodsThe new edition of How to Meet Standards, Motivate Students, and Still Enjoy Teaching! featuresaupdated references andanew reproducibles for classroom use.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412963671
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 11 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This book is relevant and needed in today's schools. It would make a great workshop or book study to help teachers who are struggling with standards." -- Laura Cumbee, Special Education Math Teacher
"Offers a wealth of practical strategies for creating a standards-based classroom and achieving academic success for all students. It is a must-have for all public educators and administrators." -- Marsha Basanda, Fifth-Grade Teacher
"An excellent source of both information and teacher resources. I recommend this book to any teacher or administrator who is looking for a way to implement standards and improve student outcomes so that all students are making adequate yearly progress." -- Jolene Dockstader, Seventh-Grade Teacher
"This is a must-read for all of the practitioners who do not want to 'teach to the test.' It is a sure-fire way to create lifelong learners who are motivated to come to school and who enjoy being part of an energized community." -- Joan E. Anderson, Reading Instructor
"If teachers ever wondered how to integrate standards, high-stakes testing, and student learning, they need wonder no more. This book has something for everyone." -- Randy Cook, Chemistry and Physics Teacher
"Benson offers a relevant resource guide for implementing standards-based classrooms that will help educators at all levels of educational reform grasp the key instructional components to support the expectations for student learning. This book is a must-have in preparing our students for their future role as lifelong learners competing on the world market." -- Lynn Freeman, Leadership Facilitator
"This resource for teachers and administrators maps an attainable path to student success and deeper learning. Benson creates a clear vision for meeting the standards through best practices that motivate students and create a classroom community of learners. This book is ideal for teachers looking to make their classrooms engaging and to develop student efficacy." -- Linda C. Diaz, Program Specialist for Professional Development

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