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ERIC Number: ED517890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 320
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4709-0374-2
Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brains, 2nd Edition
Johnson, LouAnne
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This second edition of the bestselling book includes practical suggestions for arranging your classroom, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making your school a place where students learn and teachers teach. The book also contains enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from students, and tips for grading. This new edition has been expanded to include coverage of the following topics: discipline, portfolio assessments, and technology in the classroom. It includes engaging questions for reflection at the end of each chapter and contains a wealth of practical tools that support stellar classroom instruction. The following chapters are contained in this book: (1) Dear Teacher: An Open Letter; (2) Are You Teacher Material? (3) Do Your Homework; (4) The Big Three: Preparation, Preparation, Preparation; (5) Start with a Smile; (6) Discipline Is Not a Dirty Word; (7) The Three Rs: Reading, Reading, Reading; (8) Light and Learning; (9) Foods for Thought; (10) Top Twelve Motivational Strategies; (11) The Posse Update; and (12) Twenty Years from Now. [For the first edition of "Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains", see ED498569.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A