ERIC Number: ED457163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Best Practices for High School Classrooms: What Award-Winning Secondary Teachers Do.
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)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Athletics, Brain, Chinese Culture, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Creativity, Cultural Awareness, Disabilities, Early Parenthood, Educational Technology, Field Trips, Geography, Graphic Organizers, High Schools, Inclusive Schools, Information Technology, Language Arts, Mainstreaming, Mathematics Instruction, Multicultural Education, Newspapers, Novels, Performance Based Assessment, Physical Education, Physics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Role Playing, School Community Relationship, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Social Studies, Statistics, Stereotypes, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Videotape Recordings, Visual Arts, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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