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Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School

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ISBN-10: 0415898137

ISBN-13: 9780415898133

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Bruce Larson, Timothy A. Keiper

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Instructional Strategies for Middle and High Schoolis an accessible, practical, and engaging methods textbook that introduces pre-service teachers to various instructional strategies and helps them to decide how and when to use these methods in the classroom. Classrooms are comprised of diverse learners, and aspiring teachers will face complex decisions about the assessment of student learning and classroom management. Instructional Strategies for Middle and High Schoolequips pre-service teachers with the methodological tools to promote understanding, conceptual awareness, and learning for every child in the classroom. Features include:clear, step-by-step descriptions of seven instructional techniques that pre-service teachers can realistically implement within the classroom settingpractical suggestions for ways to integrate effective classroom management and valid assessment techniques with each instructional strategyconcrete examples to illustrate each concept or teaching method describedguidelines for deciding which instructional methods are most appropriate to different classroom situations and for diverse learnersguides for creating lesson plansaccess to a comprehensive companion website that provides additional resources and further ways to engage with the material presented in the chapters. http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/instructionalstrategies
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Bruce E. Larson is Professor and Chair of the Secondary Education Department at Western Washington University.Timothy A. Keiper is an Associate Professor in the Secondary Education Department at Western Washington University.Bruce E. Larson is Professor and Chair of the Secondary Education Department at Western Washington University.Timothy A. Keiper is an Associate Professor in the Secondary Education Department at Western Washington University.

List of figures
List of tables
List of boxes
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Teaching on a Solid Foundation
The Classroom Learning Community
Adolescent Development and Instruction in the Secondary School
Learning
Learning Style Preferences
Multiple Intelligences
Motivating Students to Learn
"Flow" Experiences and Motivation
Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control
Diverse Characteristics and Needs of Middle School and High School Students
Ethnic and Cultural Diversity
Teaching English to Students of Other Languages
Exceptionalities
Gender Considerations
Poverty in Schools
Contexts of Teaching in a Changing and Technological Society
Guiding Principles for Classroom Management and Discipline
Differences between Management and Discipline
Relational Teaching
Approaches to Classroom Management
Managing the Learning Environment
Chapter Review
Notes
Constructing Classroom Curriculum
Defining the Curriculum
The Formal Curriculum
The Delivered Curriculum
The Learned Curriculum
The Hidden Curriculum
Null Curriculum
What Should Students Learn?
A Hierarchy of Curriculum Influence
National Standards
State Standards and the Common Core State Standards
Practical Suggestions for Determining Classroom Curriculum
Asking the Important Questions
Seeking Advice from Experienced Teachers
Writing Goals
Determining the Role of Available Materials
Chapter Review
Notes
Preparing Learning Targets and Assessing Student Learning
Purpose of Learning Targets
Long- and Short-Term Targets
Domains of Learning
Content, Skills, and Social Interactions: A Different Approach for Thinking about Learning Targets
Four Elements of a Target: The ABCD of Target Writing
The Role of Targets in Daily Lesson Plans
Introduction to Assessment
Diagnostic, Formative, and Summative Assessment
Three Additional Important Assessment Terms
Chapter Review
Notes
Long- and Short-Range Planning
Year-Long Scope and Sequence
Four Commonplaces in School
Differentiation and Planning
The Unit Plan
The Lesson Plan
The Importance of Reflection when Planning
Chapter Review
Notes
Instructional Strategies
Lecture/Interactive Presentation
Overview
Description of Lecture and Research Findings
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementing Lecture
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Classroom Management and Motivation
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with Lecture
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Guidelines for Deciding if a Lecture is Appropriate for the Content of a Lesson
A Note about Presentations from Guest Speakers and Storytellers
Chapter Review
Note
Questioning
Overview
Defining Questioning
A Description of Questioning and Research Findings
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementing Questioning
The Role and Purpose of Student Questions
Socratic Seminars
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Classroom Management and Motivation
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with Questioning
Guidelines for Deciding if Questioning is Appropriate for the Content of a Lesson
Chapter Review
Concept Formation
Overview
A Description of Concept Formation and Research Findings
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementing Concept Formation
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with Concept Formation
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Classroom Management and Motivation
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Guidelines for Deciding if Concept Formation is Appropriate for the Content of a Lesson
Chapter Review
Note
Cooperative Learning
Overview
A Description of Cooperative Learning and Research Findings
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementing Cooperative Learning
Three Common Types of Cooperative Learning
Classroom Management and Motivation
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with Cooperative Learning
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Guidelines for Deciding if Cooperative Learning is Appropriate for the Content of a Lesson
Chapter Review
Note
Simulations, Role-Play, and Dramatization
Overview
Defining Theatric Strategies
A Description of Theatric Strategies and Research Findings
Using Tone to Communicate
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementation of Simulation, Role-Play, and Dramatization
Key Concepts for Simulation Procedure
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Classroom Management and Motivation
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with Simulation, Role-Play, and Dramatization
Guidelines for Deciding if Theatric Strategies Are Appropriate
Chapter Review
Notes
Discussion and Debate
Overview
A Description of the Strategy and Research Findings
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementing Discussion and Debate
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Classroom Management and Motivation
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with Discussion and Debate
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Guidelines for Deciding if a Strategy is Appropriate for the Content of a Lesson
Chapter Review
Notes
Student-Directed Investigation
Overview
Defining SDI
A Description of SDI and Research Findings
Step-by-Step Procedures for Planning and Implementation
Logistical Concerns, Including Benefits and Obstacles
Classroom Management and Motivation
Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Use with These Strategies
Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
Making a Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs
Guidelines for Deciding if SDI is Appropriate for the Content of a Lesson
Chapter Review
Note
Glossary
Summary Chart of the Instructional Strategies
References
Index