Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The heart of teaching: creating high impact lessons for the adolescent learner /

By: Sirota, Audrey J.
Contributor(s): Taschek, Laura Ianacine [Contributor ] | Tharp, Roland [Foreword by ].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jossey-Bass teacher. Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2006Description: xx, 150 p. : ill., charts ; 28 x 22 cm.ISBN: 0787978027.Subject(s): Teaching -- High school teaching | -- Motivation in education -- Effective teachingDDC classification: 371.102 Summary: "The Heart of Teaching offers practical guidance in designing lessons and classroom activities that are powerfully effective for all types of students, including those placed at risk of educational failure due to linguistic, socioeconomic, racial, and geographic factors. The approach is easily geared to standards and can be used to strengthen and enrich scripted lessons or mandated curricular units. With a strong emphasis on literacy, the book shows teachers how to assess a lesson plan and then how to design activities and exercises that can meaningfully engage all students, event hose who have difficulty in school. The book also shows teachers how to use learning centers for differentiating lessons and for breaking the classroom into small, participatory settings."--Jacket.
Reviews from LibraryThing.com:
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Lending Books Lending Books Batticaloa
General Collection 371.102 S36 (Browse shelf) BT1456 Available BT1456
Lending Books Lending Books OUSL- Main Library

Main library online catalogue( Online Public Access Calaogue-OPAC)

371.102 S36 (Browse shelf) Available exp.MNL-H 68254

Includes bibliographical references and index


"The Heart of Teaching offers practical guidance in designing lessons and classroom activities that are powerfully effective for all types of students, including those placed at risk of educational failure due to linguistic, socioeconomic, racial, and geographic factors. The approach is easily geared to standards and can be used to strengthen and enrich scripted lessons or mandated curricular units. With a strong emphasis on literacy, the book shows teachers how to assess a lesson plan and then how to design activities and exercises that can meaningfully engage all students, event hose who have difficulty in school. The book also shows teachers how to use learning centers for differentiating lessons and for breaking the classroom into small, participatory settings."--Jacket.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer


The implementation was a teamwork of The Open University Library staff members and the Koha community.
Contact +94-11-2881030 for any inquiries