New Books and Resources for Educators
Tilting Your Teaching: 7 Simple Shifts That Can Substantially Improve Student Learning
From popular educator, author, and consultant Glen Pearsall come seven simple yet powerful changes you can make in your instructional tactics that will have a big effect on your students’ learning. Get insights, tips, and practical examples for how to make these “simple shifts,” and get a set of easy to use micro-data tools to gauge and reflect on your progress.
Learning That Sticks: A Brain-Based Model for K-12 Instructional Design and Delivery
Knowing how the brain creates, stores, and retrieves memory can help you design lessons that students will remember and be better able to apply to new situations. Learning That Sticks presents a six-phase learning model and strategies you can use to sequence learning into experiences that will challenge, inspire, and engage your students.
A Teacher’s Reflective Impact Journal: Pursuing Greatness Every Day
Self-reflection is one of the most powerful habits a teacher can develop. This guided weekly journal by Mary Smith, Pete Hall, and Alisa Simeral will help you self-reflect on and chronicle which of your classroom practices are going great, which could stand some improvement, and how you’re growing and changing along the way.
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