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Give new teachers the immediate skills they need to create successful classrooms today! Whether your setting is a tertiary education course, an in-service training workshop, a mentoring system, or even a library media center, you'll find these new programs a tremendous asset. These four films show how to advance student…
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This program shows a wealth of strategies to use in the classroom to engage all students and to increase student achievement. Vivid classroom scenes incorporate current research to show how to structure and pace a solid lesson, including modeling, role-playing, teaching a new skill, providing feedback and practice, assigning homework,…
Planning Instruction (Succeeding As A Teacher)
As they watch veteran teachers plan lessons and then implement them in their classrooms, viewers get a virtual roadmap for developing ages of their young learners, building on content knowledge, using technology as a resource, and crafting valid objectives and assessments. Demonstrated in the classroom is how to go from…
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Italian physician Maria Montessori developed the Montessori method of teaching in the early 1900's while observing that children learn best when engaged in purposeful activity. Dr. Montessori inspired a movement that enabled children to teach themselves through sensory-rich, hands-on materials, nurture and love. Discover the ways in which Montessori classrooms…
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Have you ever wanted to sit down beside a master teacher and see how he or she confers? In this video, join Patrick Allen, author of Conferring: The Keystone to Reader's Workshop, as he confers with nine different students over the course of two days. Sitting down one-on-one with a…
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