Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 10, 2011 - Education - 320 pages
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The handbook for improving morale by managing, disciplining and motivating your students

This second edition of the bestselling book includes practical suggestions for arranging your classroom, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making your school a place where students learn and teachers teach. The book also contains enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from students, and tips for grading. This new edition has been expanded to include coverage of the following topics: discipline, portfolio assessments, and technology in the classroom.

  • Includes engaging questions for reflection at the end of each chapter
  • Johnson is the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don't Do Homework)
  • Contains a wealth of practical tools that support stellar classroom instruction
This thoroughly revised and updated edition contains comprehensive advice for both new and experienced teachers on classroom management, discipline, motivation, and morale.
  

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User Review  - David Hunter - Goodreads

good advice, a little preachy when it comes to the health and lighting sections. Read full review

Review: Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains

User Review  - David Hunter - Goodreads

good advice, a little preachy when it comes to the health and lighting sections. Read full review

Contents

Dear Teacher An Open Letter
Discussion Points
Train Those Little Puppies
The Big Three Preparation Preparation Preparation
The Hard Part is OverWe Hope
Consult the Experts But Trust Your Instincts
Light and Learning
Foods for Thought
Top Twelve Motivational Strategies
Discussion Points
Twenty Years from
Appendix
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

LouAnne Johnson is a former U.S. Navy journalist, Marine Corps officer, and high school teacher. She is the author of several books, including The Queen of Education and the New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds. At present, Johnson is associate professor of teacher education at Santa Fe Community College.

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