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The Resource Enhancing student learning in middle school, by Martha Casas

Enhancing student learning in middle school, by Martha Casas

Label
Enhancing student learning in middle school
Title
Enhancing student learning in middle school
Statement of responsibility
by Martha Casas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Casas, Martha
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle school teaching
  • Middle school education
Label
Enhancing student learning in middle school, by Martha Casas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-336) and index
Contents
1. Rationalizing the Middle School Concept -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Key research on student achievement and middle school practices -- Key points -- The debate continues -- Which school model is more effective? -- Making the middle school more student centered -- The makings of a successful middle school -- The national middle school association -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #1 -- Activities -- 2. Theoretical Frameworks -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Theoretical frameworks -- Key points -- Which theoretical framework should i choose? -- How to teach constructively in an era of accountability -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #2 -- Activities -- 3. Motivational Theories and Early Adolescence -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Theories on motivation -- Goal theories of achievement motivation -- Self-efficacy -- Adolescence -- Key points -- Characteristics of the young adolescent -- Peer pressure -- Illnesses and behavioral problems of the adolescent -- Key points -- The role of the teacher in engaging students to learn -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #3 -- Activities -- 4. Effective Classroom Management -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Classroom management and discipline two different practices -- Establishing effective classroom management practices -- Prevention -- Key points -- Intervention -- The managing of chronically disruptive students -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #4 -- Activities -- 5. What is Antisocial Behavior? -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Antisocial behavior -- Key points -- Recommendations -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #5 -- Activities -- 6. Designing and Enacting the Curriculum -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- National standards, state standards, and district plans -- Curriculum implementation -- The key elements of curriculum design -- Lesson design -- Key points -- The lesson plan -- The mini-unit -- Enacting the curriculum -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #6 -- Activities -- 7. Using Multicultural Education to Enhance Student Engagement in Learning -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- The need for addressing cultural diversity in the classroom -- Concerns about addressing cultural diversity in the classroom -- Establishing the groundwork for a multicultural curriculum -- Key points -- Minimizing the effects of oppositional culture on student learning -- Bilingual education -- Special education -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #7 -- Activities -- 8. Assessing Student Learning -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Measurement and evaluation -- Key stakeholders and assessment -- The theoretical approaches underlying classroom assessment -- Key points -- Classroom assessment -- Minimizing the pressure of standardized testing on teachers, students and parents -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #8 -- Activities -- 9. Instructional Strategies for Developing Higher-Level Thinking -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Modeling thinking -- Theoretical approaches -- Key points -- Cooperative learning -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry # 9 -- Activities -- 10. Enhancing Student Engagement in the Content Areas -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Social studies -- English language arts -- Key points -- Mathematics -- Science -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #10 -- Activities -- 11. Parental and Community Involvement -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Establishing better relationships with middle school parents -- Key points -- Establishing links with various agencies within the community -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry # 11 -- Activities
Control code
ocn277195884
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 361 p.
Isbn
9780203847107
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2010013879
System control number
(OCoLC)277195884
Label
Enhancing student learning in middle school, by Martha Casas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-336) and index
Contents
1. Rationalizing the Middle School Concept -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Key research on student achievement and middle school practices -- Key points -- The debate continues -- Which school model is more effective? -- Making the middle school more student centered -- The makings of a successful middle school -- The national middle school association -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #1 -- Activities -- 2. Theoretical Frameworks -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Theoretical frameworks -- Key points -- Which theoretical framework should i choose? -- How to teach constructively in an era of accountability -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #2 -- Activities -- 3. Motivational Theories and Early Adolescence -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Theories on motivation -- Goal theories of achievement motivation -- Self-efficacy -- Adolescence -- Key points -- Characteristics of the young adolescent -- Peer pressure -- Illnesses and behavioral problems of the adolescent -- Key points -- The role of the teacher in engaging students to learn -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #3 -- Activities -- 4. Effective Classroom Management -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Classroom management and discipline two different practices -- Establishing effective classroom management practices -- Prevention -- Key points -- Intervention -- The managing of chronically disruptive students -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #4 -- Activities -- 5. What is Antisocial Behavior? -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Antisocial behavior -- Key points -- Recommendations -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #5 -- Activities -- 6. Designing and Enacting the Curriculum -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- National standards, state standards, and district plans -- Curriculum implementation -- The key elements of curriculum design -- Lesson design -- Key points -- The lesson plan -- The mini-unit -- Enacting the curriculum -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #6 -- Activities -- 7. Using Multicultural Education to Enhance Student Engagement in Learning -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- The need for addressing cultural diversity in the classroom -- Concerns about addressing cultural diversity in the classroom -- Establishing the groundwork for a multicultural curriculum -- Key points -- Minimizing the effects of oppositional culture on student learning -- Bilingual education -- Special education -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #7 -- Activities -- 8. Assessing Student Learning -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Measurement and evaluation -- Key stakeholders and assessment -- The theoretical approaches underlying classroom assessment -- Key points -- Classroom assessment -- Minimizing the pressure of standardized testing on teachers, students and parents -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #8 -- Activities -- 9. Instructional Strategies for Developing Higher-Level Thinking -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Modeling thinking -- Theoretical approaches -- Key points -- Cooperative learning -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry # 9 -- Activities -- 10. Enhancing Student Engagement in the Content Areas -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Social studies -- English language arts -- Key points -- Mathematics -- Science -- Key points -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry #10 -- Activities -- 11. Parental and Community Involvement -- About this chapter -- Focus questions -- Introduction -- Establishing better relationships with middle school parents -- Key points -- Establishing links with various agencies within the community -- Chapter summary -- Journal entry # 11 -- Activities
Control code
ocn277195884
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 361 p.
Isbn
9780203847107
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2010013879
System control number
(OCoLC)277195884

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