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Teaching Content Outrageously By Stanley Pogrow

Teaching Content Outrageously
by Stanley Pogrow

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A powerful instructional method for "hooking" students on academic learning Drawing from a teaching model designed to banish boredom and student apathy, this book explains how dramatic practices can serve as powerful tools for enlivening lessons and captivating students, even the most resistant learners.
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Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning, Grades 4-12 by Stanley Pogrow

A powerful instructional method for "hooking" students on academic learning Drawing from a teaching model designed to banish boredom and student apathy, this book explains how dramatic practices can serve as powerful tools for enlivening lessons and captivating students, even the most resistant learners. Filled with intriguing classroom examples, Pogrow shows how any teacher can make use of dramatic techniques, such as surprise, humor, fantasy, role plays, games, and simulations to create standards-based content lessons that are riveting, effective, and meaningful. The author explains how to design such lessons into any content area. Stanley Pogrow (San Francisco, CA), a noted authority on teaching practices for disadvantaged students, is professor of educational leadership at San Francisco State University, where he coordinates the Educational Leadership for Equity Program.

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About Stanley Pogrow


Stanley Pogrow , Ph.D., is professor of Educational Leadership at'San Francisco State University. He is best known for developing the HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) Program for accelerating the learning of underperforming Title I (economically disadvantaged) and special education students.

Table of Contents


About This Book About the Author Dedication. Acknowledgments. 1. Why Teach Outrageously in All the Content Areas? 2. Perspectives on Dramatizing Content Instruction. 3. From Discipline to Outrageous Teaching: Classroom Use of Dramatic Techniques. 4. How to Design Outrageous Lessons: Essential Steps. 5. Outrageous Lessons: Examples from the Classroom. 6. Suspense and Surprise: Why Outrageous Lessons Work. 7. Getting Started. 8. So ... Let's Do It! Appendix A: The Origins of Drama. Appendix B: Games and Quizzes-Selected Resources. Appendix C: Simulation Units-Selected Resources. Appendix D: Lesson Plans for the Sample Lessons. Appendix E: Teaching Outrageously in the Early Grades. References.

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GOR010209840
Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning, Grades 4-12 by Stanley Pogrow
Stanley Pogrow
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2008-11-20
256
0470180269
9780470180266
N/A
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