Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College (K-12) (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 4, 2010 - Education - 352 pages
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Teach Like a Champion offers effective teaching techniquesto help teachers, especially those in their first few years, becomechampions in the classroom. These powerful techniques are concrete,specific, and are easy to put into action the very next day.Training activities at the end of each chapter help the readerfurther their understanding through reflection and application ofthe ideas to their own practice.

Among the techniques:

  • Technique #1: No Opt Out. How to move students from theblank stare or stubborn shrug to giving the right answer everytime.
  • Technique #35: Do It Again. When students fail tosuccessfully complete a basic task—from entering theclassroom quietly to passing papers around—doing it again,doing it right, and doing it perfectly, results in the bestconsequences.
  • Technique #38: No Warnings. If you're angry with yourstudents, it usually means you should be angry with yourself. Thistechnique shows how to effectively address misbehaviors in yourclassroom.


The print version includes a DVD of 25 videoclips of teachers demonstrating the techniques in the classroom.E-book customers: please note that details on how to access thecontent from the DVD may be found in the e-book Table of Contents.Please see the section: "How to Access DVD Contents" 

  

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User Review  - amvs21 - Borders

All teachers - from first year to veteran - should own and use this book daily in their classrooms. It contains specific techniques that will create an efficient, organized and hard-working ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erin Sterling - Goodreads

Why was this not required reading when I was in graduate school for teaching? This book should be in every teaching 101 curriculum because it gives practical and researched techniques for teachers to ... Read full review

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Doug Lemov is a managing director of Uncommon Schools and oversees its True North network. He is the former president of School Performance and former vice president for accountability at the State University of New York Charter Schools Institute. He also trains school leaders and teachers and has taught English and history at the university, high school, and middle school levels. Visit Doug Lemov at www.douglemov.com.

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