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Hakuta, Kenji; Cummins, Jim; Fillmore, Lily Wong – 2002
This professional development kit for teachers and administrators working with English language learners (ELLs) offers three videotapes of three presentations from the 2002 NABE Conference, as well as agendas, presenter's notes, classroom activities, a list of resources, and transparencies for half-day or full-day workshops. The topics discussed…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Class Activities, Educational Change
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Singer, Alan, Ed. – Social Science Docket, 2001
A joint publication of the New York and New Jersey State Councils for the Social Studies, "Social Science Docket" presents K-12 teachers with resources covering the social science disciplines, including history, economics, political science, sociology, geography, anthropology, and psychology. Each issue includes theme-related and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Ohanian, Susan – 2001
Celebrating centuries of the written word--from the works of Confucius, Shakespeare, and Ben Franklin to the adventures of Nancy Drew and Harry Potter--this book offers a literary smorgasbord of milestones, anecdotes, and quotes, along with smart, fun, practical activities for exploring and enjoying a wide range of literature. More than a calendar…
Descriptors: Authors, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
Roberts, Mary Presson – 2001
This reference guide was developed by surveying student teachers, substitute teachers, returning teachers, emergency credential teachers, and teacher educators on what they wanted to see in a teaching reference. Samples of lesson units, themes, and communication with parents are provided, along with classroom-tested strategies. The 12 chapters…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Collegiality, Computer Uses in Education
Guillot, Marie-Noelle – 1999
This book addresses what kind of analysis of spoken language is appropriate to the assessment and fostering of fluency at the various stages of a student's development. It is easy to define fluency in general terms, but it is difficult to discern what linguistic and paralinguistic options are involved. This book begins by exploring perceptions of…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Class Activities, Communicative Competence (Languages), Elementary Secondary Education
Timpson, William M.; Burgoyne, Suzanne; Jones, Christine S.; Jones, Waldo – 1997
This book is a guide for teachers that offers an approach to teaching based upon techniques and strategies for the stage. Performance theory is adapted for the non-actor. Using performance theory, an educator is shown how to transform ordinary classroom experiences into occasions that attract and engage the students. Case studies are used to…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Dramatics, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Neff, Rose Ann, Ed.; Weimer, Maryellen, Ed. – 1989
This collection is intended to help teachers encourage active learning by involving students in classroom learning and to encourage teachers to cultivate critical thinking through thought-provoking questions. The readings include: (1) "The Dreaded Discussion: Ten Ways To Start" (Peter Frederick); (2) "Classroom Structures Which Encourage Student…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Critical Thinking, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Whiteson, Valerie, Ed. – 1996
The guide contains original and innovative ways to use literature in the second language classroom. The lesson ideas, contributed by teachers, are intended for varied age levels, from young children to graduate students, and come from teachers in all parts of the world. The ideas are divided into four chapters: "Prose"; "Poetry"; "Drama"; and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Difficulty Level, Drama
Groeber, Joan F. – 1999
This book provides 108 activities to stimulate students to think about their own involvement in their education. Students must be able to think about and apply the information they acquire in the classroom to their lives outside of school. It presents practical information on metacognitive theory and reading and studying skills. The ready-to-use…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Daily Living Skills, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
Stephen, Veronica P. – 1996
The arts are basic educational processes that involve students with different abilities and from differing age groups in sensory perception. This perception, augmented by the use of art compositions, establishes a critical dialogue between the medium and the viewer. What one views, sees, and observes in an art piece serves to create a…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Expression, Childrens Art, Class Activities
McCombs, Barbara L.; Pope, James E. – 1994
This book explores ways that teachers can work to motivate elementary, middle, or high school students who have lost interest in learning by explaining motivation and providing suggestions for student and teacher empowerment. It opens with two case illustrations of difficult to reach students and invites the reader to offer their response. The…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Environment, Educational Psychology
Oliver, Peter V.; Weinswig, S. Edward – 1996
This paper describes a classroom exercise used on the first day of class to help students meet each other and to help make them feel comfortable in the class. It also helps improve students' memory and interpersonal skills such as active listening, communication and trust. Originally designed for use by college students, the exercise can easily be…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Dynamics
Nunan, David, Ed.; Miller, Lindsay, Ed. – 1995
This guide is a collection of practical ideas for teaching listening skills to learners of a second language. Most are contributed by teachers of English as a Second Language, but the activities may be appropriate for other languages. Each idea is described briefly, with information given about appropriate proficiency level(s), specific aims,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Educational Technology
Gahala, Estella M. – 1986
Producing a high level of student involvement in the foreign language classroom depends on four common elements under the teacher's control: (1) teacher expectations and their modeling in class; (2) classroom atmosphere; (3) instructional formats; and (4) teaching activities. Students are more consistently involved in using the target language in…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Benson, Beverly; Denzer, Debra – 1989
While literature has often been ignored in the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) curriculum, there are good reasons for including it at all educational levels of ESL instruction. There are universal reasons for exploring literature, including the pleasure and escape it provides. In addition, ESL experts have found that literature encapsulates…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Course Content
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