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Battling boredom, Part 1 : 99 strategies to spark student engagement

Author: Bryan Harris, (Teacher)
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2019. ©2019 Taylor & Francis
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Drive boredom out of your classroom - and keep it out - with the student-engagement strategies in this book. You'll learn how to gain and sustain the attention of your students from the moment the bell rings. Perfect for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, these ready-to-use activities go head-to-head with student boredom and disengagement, resulting in class time that's more efficient, more educational, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harris, Bryan (Teacher).
Battling boredom, Part 1.
New York : Routledge, 2019
(DLC) 2018052684
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Harris, (Teacher)
ISBN: 9780429619137 0429619138 9780429055638 0429055633 9780429616983 0429616988 9780429621284 0429621280
OCLC Number: 1083180380
Notes: Previous edition: 2010.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; About the Author; Introduction; Part I Strategies to Begin a Lesson; Agree/Disagree Statements; Alphabet Summary; Audio/Video Clips; Fantastic Facts; Found It!; Personal Goals; Quick Draw; Quotes; Rank It; Snap Shot; Stories; 3 Things Cards; Ticket In the Door; What's in the Bag?; Part II Strategies to End a Lesson; Absent Student; Circle, Triangle, Square; Journal Response; Keepers and Wishers; Letter to Self; Outcome Statements; Pass It; Postcard to a Friend; Press Conference Talking Points Quick Write6 Words or Less; Sneak Peek; Ticket Out the Door; What Did You Hear?; Word Splash; Part III Strategies for Solo/Independent Work.; Content Nameplate; Checklists; Coded Reading; Color Code; Concept Collage; Create the Test; Flash Cards 2.0; Mind Maps; MIP; My Top 10 List; Picture This; RSS Feed; 2 Truths and a Lie; Txt Message; Part IV Strategies for the Whole Group; Choral Response; Common Songs; Fish Bowl; Forced Analogies; Guess the Word; I Learned Chain; Individual Student Whiteboards; Oh Yeah Stickers; On Deck Questions; Response Cards; Send-A-Problem; Stump the Teacher Take-A-BreathTimer Tell; 20 Questions; Unique Idea Only; Part V Strategies for Partners and Small Groups; Add On; Card Sort; Envelope Questions; Halftime Summary; Partner Pretest; Q and A Match; Quiz Show; Send-A-Spy; Sentence Starters; Teach One, Guess It; Team Web; Teleprompter; What Would ______ Say?; Whip Around; Yup, Nope, Maybe; Part VI Strategies for Student Movement; Ball Toss; Change of Perspective; Consultation; Corners; Create-A-Skit; Dueling Flip Charts; Gallery Walk; Give One/Get One; Hand Motions; Inside/Outside Circle; Line Ups; Move and Touch; Snowball Fight; Stand When Voting StickersWear-A-Word; Part VII Bonus Strategies for Reluctant Learners; A Head Start; Big Word Alert; Closed Fist; Extend An Invitation; Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like; The 5-Minute Focus Group; The Miracle Question; Planted Questions; The 2x10 Method; Part VIII Quick Guide to Parent Engagement: Engaging Students by Partnering with Families; Parents As Partners; Dealing with Difficult Parents; Additional Resources; References; Suggested Readings; Resources
Other Titles: Battling boredom, Part one
Responsibility: Bryan Harris.

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Drive boredom out of your classroom - and keep it out - with the student-engagement strategies in this book. You'll learn how to gain and sustain the attention of your students from the moment the bell rings. Perfect for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, these ready-to-use activities go head-to-head with student boredom and disengagement, resulting in class time that's more efficient, more educational, and loads more fun! Contents include: Strategies to Begin a Lesson Strategies to End a Lesson Strategies for Solo/Independent Work Strategies for the Whole Group Strategies for Engaging Reluctant Learners Bonus: The book also features a Quick Guide to Parent Engagement, with loads of suggestions for increasing student engagement by partnering with families. Companion Book Available! For more strategies, don't miss the companion book Battling Boredom, Part 2. Bryan Harris teams up with technology integration expert and former teacher Lisa Bradshaw to provide additional activities on academic talk, feedback to boost student performance, meaningful writing and reflection prompts, movement-based activities, effective classroom technology integration, and more!

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