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Kriegel, Otis – ASCD, 2016
Packed with ideas for both new and veteran teachers of K-8 students, this book touches on a variety of topics that are especially relevant to the first week of school. The author provides critical information that includes arranging and navigating the classroom, setting basic expectations, communicating routines, and understanding your students'…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
George Lucas Educational Foundation, 2011
This guide addresses the practical aspects of managing a classroom, with suggestions and resources appropriate for grades K-12. Most of the tips are applicable to students of all ages, but the actual techniques will look different for the various grades. For instance, "build community" might mean playing name games with elementary students but…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Marcus, Susan Archibald – Corwin Press, 2007
The brain gets fed first! That is an important idea that directly relates to the nutrition/cognition connection in schools. As the education community faces the challenges of childhood obesity, malnutrition of the brain, food allergies, disorders of metal metabolism and biochemical imbalances, educators are eager to learn about how to guide…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Class Activities, Obesity
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Ritter, Janice Toterhi; Hancock, Dawson R. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2007
Teachers continue to report that classroom management is one of their greatest challenges in the classroom. Classroom management involves teacher's efforts to oversee classroom activities such as learning, social interaction, and student behavior. In this study, we examined the relationship between sources of teachers' certification (traditional…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Class Activities, Teacher Certification, Classroom Techniques
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Singer, Alan, Ed. – Social Science Docket, 2003
This theme based journal issue consists of articles and teaching ideas focusing on the Holocaust and history. This publication contains the following materials: (1) "Multiple Perspectives on the Holocaust?" (Alan Singer); (2) "Responses to 'Multiple Perspectives on the Holocaust'"; (3) "Escape to Cuba: Story of Laura Kahn,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL. – 2002
The ideas collected in this twentieth edition of "Ideas Plus" come from two sources: ideas submitted at an Idea Exchange session at a National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention or Spring Conference, and contributions by readers of "Classroom Notes Plus" and "Ideas Plus." Some of the teaching practices described in this book are…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts
American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Public Education Div. – 2002
Mock trials are more popular than ever because the Internet has evolved as a resource for all kinds of mock trial questions. Part of the mock trials appeal lies in the fun involved in preparing for and participating in the simulated trial. This revised edition of a booklet first published in 1987 informs teachers about how to use the mock trial…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
Silliman, Anna – Hands-on English, 2001
This documents contains 40 discreet pieces of advice and tips for making English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classes, at whatever level, more interesting and fun for both teacher and learner. It also offers good and shrewd advice for handling the myriad of issues that face the typical ESL teacher--from dealing with the custodial staff at the…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Adult Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Freeman, David E.; Freeman, Yvonne S. – 2001
This book purports to expand the learning potential of students by considering how the world inside the school interacts with outside social contexts. As the schooling of English language learners becomes ever more complex and political, this book has been updated in a second edition to address new trends and issues related to the teaching of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Charts, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Hill, Bonnie Campbell; Noe, Katherine L. Schlick; Johnson, Nancy J. – 2001
This guide provides the practical support teachers need to make literature circles succeed. The information provided in the guide should answer the kinds of questions teachers ask colleagues about implementing literature circles. It is not intended to stand alone. It is designed to supplement and extend two professional books on literature…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Cary, Stephen – 2000
This book aims to provide practical, research-informed answers to the questions most frequently asked by teachers of second language learners. Every question targets one of the key instructional issues teachers must address to ensure success for their second language students. Included among the questions are: How do I assess a student's English?…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Instructional Services. – 2000
This guide is a companion document to the revised "Second Language Standard Course for Study," which was approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education in November 1999. It was designed to address needs that were identified by teachers and supervisors during the curriculum development process. The guide is divided into three…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Brisk, Maria Estela; Harrington, Margaret M. – 2000
This handbook provides background information, ideas for classroom instruction, and suggestions for reflective practice for teachers of literacy and bilingual students. All approaches described here encourage the integration of all language skills in teaching literacy. An introductory chapter examines the principles and processes of literacy…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Class Activities, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques
Classroom Notes Plus, 2000
"Classroom Notes Plus" publishes descriptions of original, unpublished teaching practices or adapted ideas. Each issue also contains sections on Teacher Talk, Classroom Solutions, and Web resources. The August 1999 issue contains the following materials: Ideas from the Classroom-"Parody: Getting the Joke with Style" (Bonnie…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ritter, Melissa G.; Arrasmith, Dean G. – 2000
This teacher guide is meant to provide a rationale for an assessment model for Spanish writing. A wide variety of bilingual and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs have emerged to meet this challenge, and writing is integral to these approaches because learning to write well in Spanish is often the key to academic success in English.…
Descriptors: Charts, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
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