Learn how to design versatile learning environments in which instruction is as effective virtually as it is in person. Bestselling author and consultant Nancy Sulla shows how you can reinvent the classroom experience and provide high-quality instruction that works as well at home as it does in school.
You will discover how to help students build strong work habits and empower them to take responsibility for their learning; five key types of instructional activities; the power of PBL to increase student engagement and motivation; and five types of synchronous engagement between teachers and students. You will also gain strategies for building social and emotional learning, positioning the teacher as the facilitator of learning and parents as partners, and keeping equity at the forefront.
No matter what grade level you teach or whether you are teaching fully in school, remotely, or a combination of both, this essential book will help you understand the key structures and strategies that work so students are positioned to learn anywhere, anytime.
Table of Contents
1. Do Something Different 2. Positioning Students for Success 3. Positioning Students for Independent Learning 4. Fueling All Learning 5. You’re On 6. School Starts with "S" for Social 7. Teacher as GPS 8. In Pursuit of Equity 9. The Home Connection
Nancy Sulla is an author, national speaker, and thought leader in transforming learning environments to build student engagement, empowerment, and efficacy. She is also the host of the internet TV show, "Learning Unwrapped." As the creator of the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom™ and founder of IDE Corp. (Innovative Designs for Education) and EdQuiddity Inc, Dr. Sulla leads her educational consulting firms in the pursuit of equity-focused instructional design, positioning students to change the world. Learn more at nancysulla.com.