Teaching Students to Dig Deeper: Ten Essential Skills for College and Career Readiness (Paperback)
  • Teaching Students to Dig Deeper: Ten Essential Skills for College and Career Readiness (Paperback)

Teaching Students to Dig Deeper: Ten Essential Skills for College and Career Readiness (Paperback)

Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 18/09/2017
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What does it really mean for students to be college and career ready? In this new edition of Teaching Students to Dig Deeper, Ben Johnson identifies the ten attributes students need for success, according to key research, the College Board, the ACT, and rigorous state standards. In order to thrive beyond high school, students must become...

* Analytical thinkers

* Critical thinkers

* Problem solvers

* Inquisitive

* Opportunistic

* Flexible

* Open-minded

* Teachable

* Risk takers

* Expressive

But how? Johnson offers the answers, providing practical strategies and techniques for making the ten attributes come alive in the classroom, no matter what grade level or subject area you teach. With the book's strategies and tools, you will be inspired, armed, and ready to help all of your students think on a deeper level and expand their learning.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138055858
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition


"In Teaching Students to Dig Deeper, Ben Johnson emphasizes the notion that all students today need to be Analytical Thinkers, Creative Thinkers, and Problem Solvers. He not only makes a case for each of these but goes on to outline strategies, methods, and ways that educators can go about teaching students to do this in their classes and work. The strategies he integrates in to the book and questions he poses will be quite helpful to readers and educators in a variety of educational positions." - Gregory Bartlett, Consultant, Brunswick School Department, ME

"I believe this book will be an excellent resource for school leaders trying to lead their staff in understanding the qualities necessary to prepare students to be College and Career Ready and then how to integrate the practice of these qualities into their classroom instruction." - Susan Gorman, Director of Student Improvement, Osawatomie School District #367, KS

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