Five Standards for Effective Teaching
How to Succeed With All Students, Grades K-8Book - 2008
An acclaimed, research-based framework for promoting excellence
Based on a proven instructional model distilled over years of research, this book focuses on five essential pedagogy standards for guiding teaching practice in classrooms with diverse students, including English learners. Providing key indicators for each standard along with the theoretical rationale and "best practice" strategies, the book offers teachers invaluable guidance for enhancing language, literacy, thinking, and content learning across the curricula. It also provides advice on creating classroom groupings for differentiating lessons and activities and includes extensive examples of practices from real-life classrooms.
Stephanie Stoll Dalton, Ed.D., has taught diverse students from first to twelfth grade, community college, and as a teacher educator. She has consulted widely on teacher quality. She is currently with the U.S. Department of Education
Baker & Taylor
Presents five pedagogy standards for teaching in diverse classrooms along with strategies on ways to create classroom groupings for differentiating lessons and activites and guidance on increasing language, literacy, thinking, and content learning.
Currently with the U.S. Dept. of Education, Dalton has taught diverse students from first to twelfth grade, community college, and as a teacher educator, and has also consulted widely on teacher quality. She describes five standards for effective teaching--their rationale, theory, indicators, and supporting research; provides examples of their implementation from real K-8 classrooms; and explains how standards guide teaching and build classroom compatibility to support all students' academic success. For pre- service and practicing teachers, teacher educators, administrators, teacher professional developers, and others interested in effective classroom teaching, particularly with diverse and at-risk students. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)