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While new ideas and innovative programs and pedagogies are exciting, the simplest methods are often the most effective. In Doing What Works, author Chris Weber outlines ten practical, common-sense practices proven to transform student learning and propel school success. Each chapter includes examples from real school leaders and classroom teachers, as well as a series of suggested next steps.

Use this resource to explore and implement effective learning techniques for every student:

  • Rediscover common-sense strategies and practices proven to strengthen schools and increase student learning.
  • Receive recommendations and real-world examples to strengthen understanding of the ten specific practices outlined in the book.
  • Explore how to prioritize content to maximize learning and ensure students learn behavioral skills alongside academic skills.
  • Study strategies that inspire students to take ownership of their learning and empower parents to become active participants in their child’s education.
  • Observe ways to provide rigorous tasks to enrich student learning and communicate clear learning targets.

Contents:
Acknowledgments
Table of Contents
About the Author
Introduction
Chapter 1: Teaching Less so Students Learn More
Chapter 2: Predicting and Preventing Challenges
Chapter 3: Letting Students Do the Talking and the Learning
Chapter 4: Keeping Learning Targets Visible and Still
Chapter 5: Nurturing Behavioral Habits That Affect Motivation
Chapter 6: Fostering Two-Way Feedback
Chapter 7: Emphasizing Skills Alongside or Above Content
Chapter 8: Promoting Rigorous Learning Tasks
Chapter 9: Empowering Parents as Partners in Education
Chapter 10: Inspiring and Enabling Staff Engagement
Epilogue
References and Resources
Index

While new ideas and innovative programs and pedagogies are exciting, the simplest methods are often the most effective. In Doing What Works, author Chris Weber outlines ten practical, common-sense practices proven to transform student learning and propel school success. Each chapter includes examples from real school leaders and classroom teachers, as well as a series of suggested next steps.

Use this resource to explore and implement effective learning techniques for every student:

  • Rediscover common-sense strategies and practices proven to strengthen schools and increase student learning.
  • Receive recommendations and real-world examples to strengthen understanding of the ten specific practices outlined in the book.
  • Explore how to prioritize content to maximize learning and ensure students learn behavioral skills alongside academic skills.
  • Study strategies that inspire students to take ownership of their learning and empower parents to become active participants in their child’s education.
  • Observe ways to provide rigorous tasks to enrich student learning and communicate clear learning targets.

Contents:
Acknowledgments
Table of Contents
About the Author
Introduction
Chapter 1: Teaching Less so Students Learn More
Chapter 2: Predicting and Preventing Challenges
Chapter 3: Letting Students Do the Talking and the Learning
Chapter 4: Keeping Learning Targets Visible and Still
Chapter 5: Nurturing Behavioral Habits That Affect Motivation
Chapter 6: Fostering Two-Way Feedback
Chapter 7: Emphasizing Skills Alongside or Above Content
Chapter 8: Promoting Rigorous Learning Tasks
Chapter 9: Empowering Parents as Partners in Education
Chapter 10: Inspiring and Enabling Staff Engagement
Epilogue
References and Resources
Index


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  • Publisher: Solution Tree Press
  • ISBN-10: 1949539202
  • ISBN-13: 9781949539202
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