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A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition
Howard Pitler and Bj Stone
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This new edition of A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works will help you explore and refine your use of the teaching strategies from the 2nd edition of Classroom Instruction That Works. Discussion of the nine categories of strategies that have the most positive effect on student learning is supplemented with the following:
Perfect as a guide for self-study or professional learning communities, the handbook is designed to help you begin using effective instructional strategies immediately. Although implementing any of the ideas in this book can benefit your students, the power to help your students excel is found in intentionally using all the strategies together.
With this handbook, you’ll develop your skill in coordinating the strategies and learn how to more effectively use them to help students get more out of every lesson.
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HOWARD PITLER is a Senior Director at McREL; he conducts workshops and training for K-12 teachers on research-based strategies and technology integration, conducts technology audits for districts, and works with school and district leaders in using power Walkthrough classroom observation software.
BJ STONE is a principal consultant at McREL, and she works nationally and internationally with schools, districts, and educational agencies in the areas of research-based instructional strategies, vocabulary instruction, curriculum development, and assessment design.
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