"This book will be very helpful to new teachers and may motivate experienced teachers to expand their craft. It would be a useful addition to any high school professional collection, as it offers practical, down-to-earth advice, while highlighting innovative and exciting teaching methods. The state standards correlation sections are particularly beneficial."
Letitia Abram, Media Specialist
Canal Winchester High School
Canal Winchester, OH Learn expert teachers' secrets to success and bolster your classroom mastery! Randi Stone provides an inspirational, one-stop guide to the highest-impact teaching practices of the nation's best and brightest high school educators. Through detailed, first-hand accounts of winning strategies, this book offers an exclusive glimpse into exemplary classrooms across the country. Outstanding teachers generously share their unique insights, innovative lesson plans, and expertise garnered through years of experience, forming an instant network and rich resource for practicing as well as future teachers. Administrators will also benefit from discovering the various proven, results-oriented approaches that work for teachers in urban, suburban, and rural schools. Divided by subject area, the chapters give a wealth of real-life examples and tactics that can be applied easily in any classroom. Highlights include:
Tips for incorporating technology into the classroom Specific projects for science, math and reading and writing instruction Proven plans for teaching social studies, geography, visual arts and physical education Ideas on classroom management, dealing with special needs and multicultural diversity, and making community connections
About the Author:
Randi Stone received her Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University and Salem State College.