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“I cannot imagine any teacher who wants to be the best possible teacher not loving this book!”

—Renee Peoples, Teacher/Math Coach

West Elementary School, Bryson City, NC

“This an exciting way for new teachers to really target the important strategies that successful teachers use, as well as for veteran teachers to confirm the things that they are already doing right!”

—Mary Ann Hartwick, Coordinator, LESD/ASU

Litchfield Elementary School District, Verrado, MS

Avoid common classroom mistakes and develop your skills as an educator!

Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this updated edition of a powerful bestseller provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management.

The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new and veteran K12 teachers. Updated throughout, and with an entirely new chapter on supporting reading and literacy, this edition presents the strategies in a user-friendly format:

The Strategy: a concise statement of an instructional strategy; What the Research Says: a brief discussion of the research to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the principles involved; Classroom Application: how each strategy can be used in instructional settings; Precautions and Possible Pitfalls: caveats to help teachers avoid common problems; Sources: a reference list for further reading

What Successful Teachers Do is a valuable resource for strengthening teachers' professional development and improving student performance.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom
Integrating technology in the classroom
Strategy 61: Use the Internet as a Classroom
What the Research Says

“Kids as Global Scientists” (KGS), characterized as a telecommunication program, is an interactive, integrated, inquiry-based science curriculum project that has been developed by meteorologists and teachers from the University of Michigan and is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. It resides on the Internet, which makes it accessible to large numbers of teachers and students. Its current Internet project engages more than 200 schools in interactive investigations. Professional weather experts interact with students, answering their questions. The total length of a unit runs six to eight weeks.

The investigation and interaction is facilitated by the use of specialized interactive software that is designed specifically for the project. The software provides all textbook content and, in addition, connects students ...

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