|November ASCD Top 5 Collection
OCM BOCES Instructional Support provides these selections from ASCD's collection for your use.
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| Rethinking Homework
Covers the debate over whether homework is an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice. Tells how to avoid the "homework trap" and how to wor witkh parents about homework".
| Grading Smarter Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn
Reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement, and shows educators how they can tailor their policies to help students better understand the lessons that are being taught.
| Managing 21st Century Classroom
Identifies the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.
| Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking
Presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.
| Learning From Coaching
Deepens teachers' understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.