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Author: Brian M Pete; Robin J Fogarty
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2015.
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Brian M. Pete is president of The Education Associates, an international consulting firm, and cofounder of Robin Fogarty & Associates. He has a rich background in professional development and has worked in and videotaped classroom teachers and professional experts in schools throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Pete's work on educational videos include Best Practices: Classroom  Read more...
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Pete, Brian M.
Close the Achievement Gap : Simple Strategies That Work.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian M Pete; Robin J Fogarty
ISBN: 9781632209689 1632209683
OCLC Number: 905984087
Description: 1 online resource (114 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgments; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Introductory Comments; Achievement Gap Facts; A Story: Through the Cracks; The Mathew Effect; The Field Trip; Heads Together; Six Simple Strategies to Close the Achievement Gap; Chapter 1; Set High Expectations; Quote: "They don't teach us enough."; Strategies:; Twelve Brain Principles; Student Choice; TESA-Teacher Expectations, Student Achievement; Facing the Day with Feelings; The Right Way; Reflection: What Teachers Make; Film: Dead Poets Society; Chapter 2; Challenge Students to Think. Quote: "Make kids think."Strategies:; Three-Story Intellect; Fat and Skinny Questions; Unpack the Language; Threaded Model of Skill Development; Nine Best Practices; Reflection: The Average Child; Film: Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jerry Seinfeld, "World War II 101"; Chapter 3; Require Rigor: Require Standard English, Formal Register; Quote: "Good Morning, Class. I'm Miss Hobbs!"; Strategies:; Down Memory Lane; Diagramming Sentences; Put Words in My Mouth; The Sentence Squad; Mr. Pete's Questions; Reflection: Mr. Parnes' Questions; Film: To Sir, with Love; Chapter 4. Leave Nothing to Chance: Revisit! Review! Re-teach! Revise!Quote: "I told them what they're supposed to know."; Strategies:; Revisit with a Two-Minute Buzz; Review by Dialing 4-1-1 and Connecting; Re-teach the MI Way; Revise for Precision and Accuracy; Reflection: Invitation to Learn; Film: Teachers; Chapter 5; Make No Excuses; Quote: "What is it about me you can't teach?"; Strategies:; Fishbowl, Card Game, and TAG; Co-operative Learning Strategies; Whole Group Strategies; Partner Strategies; Reflection: You're a Hero to Someone; Film: Mr. Holland's Opus; Chapter 6; Insist on Results. Quote: "When kids can't, won't or don't read, nothing else matters."Strategies:; Learning to Read; Loving to Read; Getting Kids to Love to Read; Self-Selected Reading; Vocabulary Building; Comprehension Strategies; Delve Into Data; Reflection: Let the Data Tell the Story; Film: Pay It Forward; References; Bibliography.

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Brian M. Pete is president of The Education Associates, an international consulting firm, and cofounder of Robin Fogarty & Associates. He has a rich background in professional development and has worked in and videotaped classroom teachers and professional experts in schools throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Pete's work on educational videos include Best Practices: Classroom Management and Best Practices: Active Learning Classrooms. He is the coauthor of books that include From Staff Room to Classroom (Corwin Press 2007), and titles from the Nutshell Colle.

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