Ideal for aspiring or practicing teachers, this inspirational one-stop guide to teaching practices from award-winning high school educators nationwide details first-hand accounts of successful instructional strategies, divided by topic and subject area.
A sequel to the best-selling Best Practices for High School Classrooms, this resource covers:
- Lesson plans and units of study across content areas
- Teaching methods
- Ideas for integrating curriculum
- Innovative projects
- General tips, insights, and much more.
Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
Preface Acknowledgments About the Author About the Contributors Part I. Classroom Practices Across the Curriculum Classroom Management and Co-Teaching 1. Classroom Management - Ideas I've Picked Up Along the Way 2. Teenagers and Rules and Learning . . . Oh My! 3. Nine Co-Teaching Tips From Two Co-Teaching Gurus! Differentiated Instruction 4. Every Student Has a Story: Students With Special Needs and English Language Laerners in the Secondary Classrooms 5. Buffet-Style Teaching: Reviewing and Re-Teaching Using Technology in the Classroom 6. Using Technology Doesn't Have To Be Expensive 7. Using Computer-Assisted Instruction in High School Mathematics Classes 8. Video Analysis Unlocks the Physics World Part II. Teaching Science and Math Teaching Science 9. Fertilizers: Testing Different Options 10. My Life on a Podcast 11. Getting the Dirt on Soil 12. Water Purification 13. Atom-Building Bingo 14. Modele: An Electron Configuration Experience 15. Remote Sensing Teaching Math 16. Mathematical Trends and Baby Names 17. Box and Whisker Plot Extravaganza 18. Maze Madness 19. Parabolic Solar Cooker 20. Pascal's Triangle With Sequences and Series 21. Water Rocket Lesson Part III. Teaching Language Arts and Social Studies Teaching Language Arts 22. Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Building Sentence Sense Without Teaching Grammar 23. Descriptive Diner 24. Deconstructing the Writer's Craft 25. Story Stew 26. Catering to Student Needs: Menu-style Study Guides 27. Navigating Spoon River While Putting Your Students in the Spotlight 28. "Let's Argue!" A Research-Oriented Approach to Classroom Debates 29. Discoveries in Hemingway's "A Clean Well-Lighted Place" Teaching Social Studies 30. Piecing Together the Past: An Introduction to the Study of History 31. African Lunch Sack and Picnic 32. Presidential Caucus Simulation 33. Electoral College Review Game 34. Economics in My Hometown 35. Do What You Do Best and Trade for the Rest PART IV: Teaching Music, Art, and Phsyical Education Teaching Music and Art 36. Creating Correct Vowels for Singing 37. Wayne Thiebaud Style Plasticine Painting 38. Art Integration: Enrolling in the Hudson River School to Study American Romanticism Teaching Phsyical Education 39. Interactive Muscle Assignment 40. Aerobic/Anaerobic Fitness Stations