100 Teaching Ideas that Transfer and Transform Learning
Expanding your Repertoire
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Expand your teaching repertoire with this unique collection of instructional ideas. Author Frank T. Lyman, Jr., esteemed educator and creator of the Think-Pair-Share model, offers ways to help students think critically, encounter puzzling phenomena and seek explanations, think before responding, listen to responses from others, create their own questions, visualize a scene, employ problem solving strategies, and more.
Appropriate for teachers of all grades and subjects, the ideas address the pursuit of true learning—wanting to learn, how to learn, and enabling to learn—and can easily be adapted and applied to a wide variety of contexts.
The book's format allows you to pick and choose activities for your own professional development journey and make them your own, so you can expand your teaching toolbox and bring more students to deeper levels of learning.
Table of Contents
Part I: Learning to Learn – The Student as Aware and Persevering Thinker Part II: Literacy – The Student as Reader, Writer, Speaker, and Listener Part III: The Voice of the Student – Honoring and Motivating the Individual Part IV: Banks of the River – Classroom Flow for the Engagement of all Students Appendix Figure A.1: Classroom Motivation Wheel Figure A.2: Problem Solving Action Research Flow Chart Figure A.3: Problem Solving Action Research Thinking Figure A.4: Problem-Solution Template A Figure A.5: Problem-Solution Template B Figure A.6: Mapping Designs Figure A.7: Concentric Circle ThinkLink Figure A.8: Class Theory of Think Time Figure A.9: Decision Making Organizer Figure A.10: Class Theory of Learning Figure A.11: ThinkTrix Science Figure A.12: ThinkTrix Social Studies Figure A.13: ThinkTrix Language Arts Figure A.14: The Reading Wheel Figure A.15: HOT! Handwriting Figure A.16: Concept and Skill Development Planning Template Figure A.16a: Planning Considerations Figure A.17 The B Wheel Figure A.18 B Wheel Explanation Figure A.19: Transactional Signals
Frank T. Lyman, Jr. is an award-winning educator and author. He was an elementary school teacher in Massachusetts and Maryland and a field-based University of Maryland, College Park Teacher Education Center Coordinator for both university students and classroom teachers. He discovered and collaborated in the development of teaching strategies such as Think-Pair-Share, cognitive mapping, and the ThinkTrix. His recognitions include The National Association of Teacher Educators Clinician of the Year, The University of Maryland Presidential Award for Outstanding Service to the Schools, and The University of Maryland College of Education Alumni Association Outstanding Professional Award.