Discover powerful ways to connect with your students!

All too often, managing a classroom means gaining control, dictating guidelines, and implementing rules. Designed for any teacher struggling with student behavior, motivation, and engagement, Developing a Learning Classroom explores how to create a thriving, learning-centered classroom through three critical concepts?relationships, relevance, and rigor. Discover how you can: Develop an interactive learning mindset; Create a safe environment where students question, explore, and discover; Uncover a student's learning profile as well as your own teaching style; Use student input to create classroom practices and procedures; Apply brain-based instructional strategies to keep students engaged; Use student surveys and a personal education plan to improve learning environments

Filled with classroom stories, starter worksheets, and action steps, this book reveals the secrets to transforming an ordinary classroom into an extraordinary learning community!

Who Am I Who Teaches? How Knowing Oneself Impacts Practice

Who am I who teaches? How knowing oneself impacts practice

“We teach who we are.”

—Betty K. Garner

Have you ever wondered why students behave differently with different teachers? Although we tend to attribute this to personality and compatibility issues, it goes much deeper than that. Who we are impacts how we teach. Students relate to us based on their perceptions of who we are. When we work with new teachers, we challenge them to become aware of their own presence with a classroom full of students. When we work with experienced teachers, we encourage them to reflect on what they do intentionally or intuitively to create those energizing learning moments when they are totally present and effective. ...

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