Eight Essentials for Empowered Teaching and Learning, K-8 Bringing Out the Best in Your Students Associate editor Steve Reifman

Inspirational and practical, this book focuses on the quality of teaching and learning in elementary and middle school classrooms and helps teachers and students find more joy, satisfaction, and meaning in their work.

Experienced teacher Steve Reifman defines a quality classroom in reader-friendly terms, explains how to measure quality, and covers the conditions under which all students are empowered to reach their full potential. The author synthesizes key concepts from the fields of education, psychology, management, and personal growth to arrive at the eight essential elements of teaching, including realistic goal setting, assessment-oriented instruction, parent involvement, and teacher leadership. Written in an engaging personal voice and drawing upon the work of experts such as Stephen Covey, Howard Gardner, Ted Sizer, William Glasser, Carol Ann Tomlinson, Alfie Kohn, and Alan Blakenstein, this resource

  • Promotes student motivation and a classroom environment of trust and respect
  • Build higher-level thinking and group problem solving into the curriculum
  • Presents classroom applications, examples, anecdotes, and reproducible pages
  • Features ideas from practicing teaching for putting these essential ideas to work in the classroom
  • Eight Essentials for Empowered Teaching and Learning, K-8 motivates student teachers, beginning teachers, and veteran educators to become the most effective instructors they can be and achieve the best learning outcomes possible for their students.

    TitleEight Essentials for Empowered Teaching and Learning, K-8
    SubtitleBringing Out the Best in Your Students
    AuthorAssociate editor Steve Reifman
    PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
    ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
    Published6 November 2018
    Dimensions6.13 x 9.25in.

    About the author

    Steve Reifman has been an elementary school teacher for more than 13 years. He has experience working with students in all of the elementary grades, and he has taught in both public and private schools. Currently, Reifman teaches third grade at Roosevelt Elementary School in Santa Monica, California.

    ISBNs: 9781510736955 978-1-5107-3695-5 Title: eight essentials for empowered teaching and learning k-8 category:EDU ISBNs: 9781510737013 978-1-5107-3701-3 Title: eight essentials for empowered teaching and learning k-8 category:EDU 
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