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Teaching Smarter

An Unconventional Guide to Boosting Student Success

By: Patrick Kelley

Price: CAD $31.99

Publisher: FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

Imprint: Free Spirit Publishing

208 Pages

8.9 X 7.64 X 0.47 ins

ISBN:  9781575424927 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 03/16/2015

This refreshingly frank handbook shows teachers how to close the achievement gap in their classrooms by teaching students innovative paths to academic success. Drawing on over twenty-five years? experience, Kelley presents straightforward strategies for helping learners improve their grades and test scores and experience greater school engagement - all while streamlining the teacher?s work to yield maximum efficiency. Strategies include team-grading essays, using Socratic seminars and sworn statements, allowing for re-dos, and ruthlessly pruning assignments, among others. Often humorous and irreverent in tone, this guide will be the talk of the break room. Includes online digital content.



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