The Power Of Peers In The Classroom

The Power of Peers in the Classroom
Publisher Guilford Publications
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Category Education
Total Pages 322
ISBN 9781462521074
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Peer support and social relationships have a tremendous influence on development, motivation, and achievement for all students, including struggling learners and those with disabilities. This highly practical book is one of the few resources available to guide classroom teachers and special educators in the application of peer-assisted instructional strategies in grades K-12. Expert contributors describe evidence-based approaches for building students' skills in reading, writing, math, and other content areas, as well as social competence and executive functioning. Sample lessons and more than a dozen reproducible tools are provided. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

The Power of Peer Learning
  • Author : Jean-H. Guilmette
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01

An ancient Chinese proverb tells us OC Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.OCO The same can be said for development assistance. Solutions provided by outside OC expertsOCO are often rejected or

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The Power of Peers in the Classroom
  • Author : Karen R. Harris,Lynn Meltzer
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-07-06

Peer support and social relationships have a tremendous influence on development, motivation, and achievement for all students, including struggling learners and those with disabilities. This highly practical book is one of the few resources available to guide classroom teachers and special educators in the application of peer-assisted instructional strategies in

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Easy and Effective Professional Development
  • Author : Catherine Beck,Paul D'Elia,Michael W. Lamond
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-08-21

Given the current economic climate and budget constraints facing schools, funding for professional development is continually reduced. And yet administrators still need to find methods to implement new instructional initiatives, such as the Common Core State Standards. This important book provides leaders with a high quality professional development approach at

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Peer Learning in Higher Education
  • Author : Boud, David,Ruth Cohen,Sampson, Jane (all of the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-01

While peer learning is often used informally by students - and for many can form an essential part of their HE experience - this book discusses methods of developing more effective learning through the systematic implementation of peer learning approaches.

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Peer Coaching
  • Author : Les Foltos
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-23

Teachers are better together! For schools to implement the classroom changes the future demands, teachers must learn how to collaborate effectively. This book details the deeply-researched peer coaching method formulated by Les Foltos and implemented in over 40 countries with powerful results. Its insights include: How peer coaching that makes a

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The Power of Peer Influence to Address Student Behavioral Problems
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-15

As children reach adolescence, peer groups gain special power to influence their behavior, and young people tend to adapt their behavior to fit group norms. When students engage in bullying, alcohol and drug abuse, and other behavior, those in their peer group are more likely to engage in those behaviors

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Peer Power  Unite  Learn and Prosper   Activate an Assessment Revolution
  • Author : Paul Bloomberg,Barb Pitchford,Kara Vandas
  • Publisher : Mimi and Todd Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27

Activate an assessment revolution with the Peer Power Feedback Framework! Formative assessment produces greater increases in student learning and is cheaper than other efforts to boost achievement. Peer Power gives teachers a practical 6-step framework for empowering students to take ownership of their learning through the self and peer assessment

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Power of Peers
  • Author : Leon Shapiro,Leo Bottary
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-10-14

Birds of a feather flock together. We're all in the same boat. Great minds think alike. While just figures of speech to some, they reflect a simple truth--it's the company we keep that often determines the level of personal growth and professional success we achieve in life. Business leaders exchange

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The Power of the Adolescent Brain
  • Author : Thomas Armstrong
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2016-07-14

Moody. Reckless. Impractical. Insecure. Distracted. These are all words commonly used to describe adolescents. But what if we recast these traits in a positive light? Teens possess insight, passion, idealism, sensitivity, and creativity in abundance--all qualities that can make a significant positive contribution to society. In this thought-provoking book, Thomas

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Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills
  • Author : Keith Topping,David Duran,Hilde Van Keer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-10-08

Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills is a very practical guide, offering a straightforward framework and easy-to-implement strategies to help teachers help pupils progress in reading. A succinct introduction, it shows how schools can make positive use of differences between pupils and turn them into effective learning opportunities. Outlining

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The Power of Teacher Rounds
  • Author : Vivian Troen,Katherine C. Boles
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-05

The definitive, step-by-step guide for conducting teacher rounds! With teacher rounds, educators benefit from the observant peer learning that’s common in other demanding fields. From practical strategies to ready-to-use templates, this invaluable book offers a complete toolkit for leading a thriving teacher rounds program. Readers will learn how to:

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The Power of Peer Coaching
  • Author : Lynda C. McDermott
  • Publisher : American Society for Training and Development
  • Release Date : 2011-07

Peer coaching is a powerful process for enabling two or more people, who share common interests or goals, to collaborate in helping one another become more successful in their work or personal lives. This Infoline focuses on the many benefits the process of peer coaching can have on the corporate

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The Power of Peer Feedback
  • Author : Jos J.M. Baeten, PhD
  • Publisher : Eburon Academic Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20

Does the use of the Internet in any way contribute to a student’s learning process, and if yes, precisely what added value does this represent? This question – and more specifically the attempt to answer it – is what lies at the heart of this dissertation, which considers the issue from

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Peer Feedback in the Classroom
  • Author : Starr Sackstein
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2017-03-30

In Peer Feedback in the Classroom, National Board Certified Teacher Starr Sackstein explores the powerful role peer feedback can play in learning and teaching. Peer feedback gives students control over their learning, increases their engagement and self-awareness as learners, and frees up the teacher to provide targeted support where it's

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Peer Pressure  Peer Power
  • Author : Steven J. Corbett,Michelle LaFrance,Teagan E. Decker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014

Students are frequently asked to engage in peer review and response activities in writing classrooms across the curriculum. But how can, and why should, teachers make peer response a major part of their pedagogy that really works well for their students and themselves? Peer Pressure, Peer Power delivers original essays

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