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ERIC Number: ED457163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 244
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7619-7730-9
Best Practices for High School Classrooms: What Award-Winning Secondary Teachers Do.
Stone, Randi
This book provides guidance on high-impact teaching practices, offering first-hand accounts of award-winning teachers. Nine chapters include: (1) "Award-Winning Words of Wisdom," with topics: "High School Teaching Tips" (Jenny W. Holmstrom); "What Is a Good Teacher?" (Carey Jenkins); "Student Creativity" (Ronald W. Poplau); "Breaking Stereotypes through Interactive Role Planning" (Debra D. Peppers); and "The Doer of Good Becomes Good" (Ronald W. Poplau); (2) "Succeeding with Reading and Writing Instruction," with topics: "Graphic Organizers and Their Enhancement of Reading Comprehension at the Secondary Level" (Norma Butler May); "The Hero in Literature and in Life" (Terrie Saunders); "The Newspaper and the Novel" (Terrie Saunders); "Performance Assessment: Mixed Media in the Literature Class" (Jean E. Keppel Baldikoski); "Language Arts" (Debra Calvert); "The Multicultural Independent Study" (Terrie Saunders); "Chinese Literature and Culture, Lesson 1" (Wanda Jones Thomas); and "Succeeding with Reading and Writing Instructions and Learning Tolerance by Studying Another Culture through Literature: Chinese Literature and Culture, Lesson 2" (Wanda Jones Thomas); (3) "Succeeding with Mathematics Instruction," with topics: "What's Your Sport? A Statistical Challenge" (Linda E. Hains); "Using Boxes, Philosophy, and Art To Explain Limits" (Jenny W. Holmstrom); "Integrating Instructional Video in the Classroom" (Jenny W. Holmstrom); "Factoring Fiesta" (Eileen Stewart); and "Growing, Growing, GROWING!!! A Statistical Journey" (Linda E. Hains); (4) "Exploring Science, Math, and Technology," with topics: "Students as Teachers" (Douglas L. Bailer); "The Science Learning Center" (Shirley Newton); "Physics and Technology" (William Ennis); "Educational Stories" (Douglas L. Bailer); "The 'Peer Celebration'" (Carmen Gumina); "Building and Flying Remote-Controlled Model Airplanes" (Douglas L. Bailer); and "Determining the Brain's Processing Time Using Two Different Methods" (Roy Coleman); (5) "Threading Technology through the Curriculum," with topics: "Living Textbook Project" (Linda E. Hains); and "Keeping Rural South Dakota Students in Touch with the World" (Brenda Lynch); (6) "Considering Special Needs," with topics: "Integrating Inclusion in the Classroom with the Help of Technology" (Rebecca Kelly); and "The I CAN Work Program" (Nancy Barnett); (7)"Teaching Social Studies and Geography in the High School Grades," with topics: "Reading Books Instead of Book Reviews" (James Wade D'Acosta); "Teacher for a Day" (Janine A. Jellander); and "Scenario Groups" (James Wade D'Acosta); (8) "Looking at Visual Arts and Physical Education," with topics: "Visual Arts Standards and Creativity" (Diana W. McDougal); and "Choose Adventure" (Nancy J. Pudas); and (9) "Topic Smorgasbord: Sharing More Key High School Issues and Perspectives," with topics: "Making Community Connections" (Karla Mullen); "Teenage Parents and High School: A Partnership for Success" (Debbie Kelley); and "Field Trips" (James Wade D'Acosta). (SM)
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperback: ISBN-0-7619-7730-9, $27.95; hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-7729-5, $65.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-499-5323 (Toll Free); e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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