The Power of Our Words: Teacher Language that Helps Children Learn

The Power of Our Words: Teacher Language that Helps Children Learn Author Paula Denton
ISBN-10 189298959X
ISBN-13 9781892989598
Year 2013-11-20
Pages 173
Language English
Publisher Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
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Learn how teachers can use languagewords tone and paceto increase student engagement build a positive classroom community and more effectively manage behavior In this warm and thought provoking guide Paula Denton offers practical tips real life anecdotes and concrete examples including specific suggestions about language to adopt and language to avoid Topics include Using language to help children envision successOpen ended questions that stretch children s thinkingListening and using silence skillfullyThe 3 Rs of teaching language reinforcing reminding and redirectingSaying what you mean and meaning what you say giving brief concrete instructions that offer meaningful specific encouragementThe Power of Our Words advocates a sensible approach to teacher language that is backed by research and proven through decades of successful practice in elementary classrooms nationwide

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Choice Words

Choice Words Author Peter H. Johnston
ISBN-10 9781571103895
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 106