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Active Learning
40 Teaching Methods to Engage Students in Every Class and Every Subject, Grades 6-12

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May 2023 | 248 pages | Corwin

Tried and true teaching strategies to boost student engagement.

Students need to be actively engaged to learn—intellectually curious, physically active, and emotionally involved in collaborative work that builds their capacity for empathy. What can teachers do to instill these elements in the classroom?

Active Learning: 40 Teaching Methods To Engage Students In Every Class and Every Subject is the actionable tool every new and veteran teacher needs to construct dynamic learning experiences for students. This hands-on, easy-to-use guide features 40 carefully curated, high-impact teaching strategies that target learning tools, collaboration structures, reading and writing routines, assessment opportunities and more. It includes:

  • Step-by-step teaching strategies that can be mastered quickly and implemented in any order
  • Tools to help teachers identify the most pressing classroom needs and determine which methods to try first
  • Nine instructional structures including essential questions, strategy groups, stations, and simulations
  • Real-world examples, tips, templates, and other supportive resources that offer guidance for each method, identify common challenges, and detail next steps

Whether tweaking your existing strategies or finding new moves that will quickly become your own, this is your go-to guide for designing active, engaging learning experiences for students.


Key features
 
  • 60 high-impact strategies that every teacher can master quickly and use right away
  • Visual format for easy reading on-the-go
  • Space for writing and reflection throughout the book
  • A section on "Perils & Pitfalls" for every strategy so that new teachers know what to watch out for
  • Boxed features such as quotes, student work, examples, photos, research notes, and other helpful resources
  • PLC questions at the end of each chapter for collaborative planning and study

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