Tools for Energized Teaching: Revitalize Instruction with Ease

Tools for Energized Teaching: Revitalize Instruction with Ease

by Kenneth L. Wilson

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Overview

This is your starter tool kit, the author says. Get ready for some excitement—a synthesis of tools, strategies, and insights to truly energize any classroom. Usable for teachers of any discipline and any age student, this toolkit will also be used by professional staff developers and is guaranteed to enliven even the dullest teacher inservice workshop.

Challenge yourself to break out of your old routines. Think anew.

Ken Wilson, educator, trainer and consultant has assembled a versatile, practical and generic book to use across disciplines and with all age levels. This collection of accessible, user-friendly tools incorporates and connects current education research—without the jargon.

This is your starter tool kit, the author says. Get ready for some excitement—a synthesis of tools, strategies, and insights to truly energize any classroom. Fabulous for teachers and professional staff developers, it is guaranteed to enliven even the dullest teacher inservice workshop.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780325007700
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2006
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Kenneth L. Wilson is an Education and Training Consultant from Seattle Washington and a senior faculty member of The Heritage Institute, Clinton, Washington.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Your Repertoire

Easier, More Enjoyable Teaching

The Tools

The Power of Relationship

Visual and Personalized Learning

Learner-Centered Dialogue

The Power of the Authentic

The Enjoyment of Thinking

The Joy of Language and Communication

An Appreciation for Quality

Collaboration and Celebration

Your Playful Repertoire

Simple, Familiar and Versatile Tools

Art, Drama, Music, and the Senses

Learning for Life

Your Repertoire, Your Wisdom, and Your Orchestration

Your Repertoire in Action

Upward Spirals

Three Mental Maps

Playing Around… Seriously

Your Underachievers

Being Inspired and Inspiring

Advnced Orchestration

Index

Appendix

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