Upgrade Your Teaching

Upgrade Your Teaching


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2019-04-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416627364


Upgrade Your Teaching Book Description :

How can educators leverage neuroscience research about how the human brain learns? How can we use this information to improve curriculum, instruction, and assessment so our students achieve deep learning and understanding in all subject areas? Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience answers these questions by merging insights from neuroscience with Understanding by Design (UbD), the framework used by thousands of educators to craft units of instruction and authentic assessments that emphasize understanding rather than recall. Readers will learn - How the brain processes incoming information and determines what is (or is not) retained as long-term memory; - How brain science reveals factors that influence student motivation a...

Upgrade Your Teaching

Upgrade Your Teaching


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2019-04-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416627371


Upgrade Your Teaching Book Description :

How can educators leverage neuroscience research about how the human brain learns? How can we use this information to improve curriculum, instruction, and assessment so our students achieve deep learning and understanding in all subject areas? Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience answers these questions by merging insights from neuroscience with Understanding by Design (UbD), the framework used by thousands of educators to craft units of instruction and authentic assessments that emphasize understanding rather than recall. Readers will learn - How the brain processes incoming information and determines what is (or is not) retained as long-term memory; - How brain science reveals factors that influence student motivation a...

Upgrade Your Teaching

Upgrade Your Teaching


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Learning, Psychology of
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1416627340


Upgrade Your Teaching Book Description :

"Upgrade Your Teaching merges discoveries from neuroscience with the Understanding by Design framework to help teachers improve curriculum, instruction, and assessment"--...

Upgrade Your Curriculum

Upgrade Your Curriculum


  • Author : Janet A. Hale
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416614906


Upgrade Your Curriculum Book Description :

Amid a confluence of messages regarding accountability, the Common Core State Standards, teacher effectiveness, and student performance, educators everywhere are looking for ways to revitalize their curriculum design and instructional practice. Upgrade Your Curriculum: Practical Ways to Transform Units and Engage Students offers a solution: providing students with meaningful, relevant units of study developed by the educators who actually teach them. The authors, both curriculum experts, advocate a gradual approach to transforming curriculum in which teachers work collaboratively to upgrade one unit at a time. Drawing from a wealth of professional development experiences in schools across the United States and overseas, the authors * Address the foun...

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416620440


Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design Book Description :

Curriculum design experts Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins have reviewed thousands of curriculum documents and unit plans across a range of subjects and grades. In this book, they identify and describe the 25 most common problems in unit design and recommend how to fix them--and avoid them when planning new units. McTighe and Wiggins, creators of the Understanding by Design® framework, help you use the process of backward design to troubleshoot your units and achieve tighter alignment and focus on learning priorities. Whether you're working with local or national standards or with other learning goals, you can rely on their practical and proven solutions to promote deeper and better learning for your students....

Totally Positive Teaching

Totally Positive Teaching


  • Author : Joseph Ciaccio
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416601364


Totally Positive Teaching Book Description :

Former teacher Joseph Ciaccio presents a fivestage approach to help revitalize teachers in frustrating classroom situations. Strategies, anecdotes, and tips illustrate how teachers can build partnerships with students and create positive learning experiences for everyone, including themselves....

Upgrade Your French

Upgrade Your French


  • Author : Margaret Jubb
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444174069


Upgrade Your French Book Description :

Upgrade your French is the ideal guide for students wanting to rapidly improve their written French. It offers a stimulating thirty day revision programme that is guaranteed to improve your skills. In the countdown to exams, students should simply spend between 30 minutes to an hour a day with this book, and see their mark go up a grade! This short revision guide focuses on three key strategies for improving your written French: - Eliminating common errors and slips of the pen - Increasing and consolidating vocabulary - Encouraging more varied language use The new edition is fully revised and includes a new introduction discussing the essential differences between written and spoken French and a new chapter on comparatives and superlatives. This is t...

Learning for Keeps

Learning for Keeps


  • Author : Rhoda Koenig
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2011-03-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416611950


Learning for Keeps Book Description :

How can teachers help students develop the literacy and problem-solving skills critical to becoming independent learners ready to tackle not only their immediate academic challenges but also the real-world problems they will face as adults? Asking students to memorize and recite facts isn’t the answer. Instead, says Rhoda Koenig, educators must deliberately cultivate thinking skills and build the strategies that empower students to boost their own learning--for keeps.In this highly practical book, Koenig combines explicit strategy lessons and coaching techniques that prepare teachers to “skate alongside” learners, give feedback, support them when they stumble, and gradually let go. Through the use of explanations, reflective exercises, demonstr...

Teaching 21st Century Skills

Teaching 21st Century Skills


  • Author : Sue Beers
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416613275


Teaching 21st Century Skills Book Description :

The 21st century has ushered in game-changing technological advances that have transformed the way we learn, live, and work. New technologies, global competition and communication, social networking, and the accelerated growth of knowledge have given rise to an increasingly interconnected world that calls for different learning opportunities and newly designed instruction. As educators, how can we prepare students to succeed and thrive in this rapidly evolving, technology-rich, global community? This action tool defines the skills and knowledge that students need for the 21st century and provides tools that you can use with any content to help teach and reinforce those skills. Based on the work of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the framewor...

Teaching to Strengths

Teaching to Strengths


  • Author : Debbie Zacarian
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416624608


Teaching to Strengths Book Description :

Half the students in U.S. schools are experiencing or have experienced trauma, violence, or chronic stress. Much has been written about these students from a therapeutic perspective, especially regarding how to provide them with adequate counseling supports and services. Conversely, little has been written about teaching this population and doing so from a strengths-based perspective. Using real-world examples as well as research-based principles, this book shows how to * Identify inherent assets that students bring to the classroom. * Connect to students’ experiences through instructional planning and delivery. * Foster students’ strengths through the use of predictable routines and structured paired and small-group learning experiences. * Devel...