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Teaching in the Block

Strategies for Engaging Active Learners, 1st Edition

By Michael D. Rettig, Robert Lynn Canady


320 pages

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This bestseller describes alternatives to lecturing, traditional questioning, and individual pencil and paper tasks. It offers practical advice on how teachers can harness the potential of the extended period.

Table of Contents

1. Block Scheduling: What is it? Why Do It? How Do We Harness Its Potential To Improve Teaching And Learning?

2. Socratic Seminars

3. The Collaborative Classroom

4. Four Models Of Teaching

5. Simulations

6. Learning Centers

7. Integrated Technology

8. Content Area Literacy Instruction: Reading And Writing Strategies

9. Direct Teaching, Lecturing, and Planning

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