Becoming A Better Teacher

Becoming A Better Teacher

Eight Innovations That Work

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Baker & Taylor
Discusses eight innovations that support a student-centered classroom, including curriculum integration, authentic assessment, and portfolios.

Book News
Provides K-12 educators with information on some of the most effective teaching and learning tools available today. Each of these innovations has a long history of use and has been studied and evaluated in a variety of settings. Innovations were chosen because they foster a student-centered classroom that is both equitable and rigorous. Innovations covered are essential questions, curriculum integration, standards-based curriculum and assessment design, authentic assessment, scoring rubrics, portfolios, reflection, and action research. Includes examples from different grade levels, plus design modules, templates, and checklists. The author is president of an educational consulting organization. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, 2005, c2000
ISBN: 9780871203854
Characteristics: x, 145 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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