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Title Breaking the mold of education : innovative and successful practices for student engagement, empowerment, and motivation / Audrey Cohan and Andrea Honigsfeld.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2013.


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Summary The compelling chapters shared in this volume-focused on innovation and transformation-will help thrust education and teacher action (rather than reaction) in a positive trajectory of change.
Contents Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface; I: Making Personal Connections and Engaging Students in Reflection; 1 Using Urban Youth Culture to Activate the Racial Literacy of Black and Latino Male High School Students; 2 Embracing Project-Based Learning with Emerging Technologies in the Multiage Classroom; 3 Nurturing Curiosity by Teachers' Purposeful Self-Evaluation and Reflective Practice; 4 Partnerships for the Common Good: Democratic Citizenship Through Writing, New Media, and the Arts; II: Engagement with Literacy and Language.
5 Empowering English Language Learners: Reluctant Readers Learn to Believe in Themselves6 Teacherless Discussion: Engaging Middle School Students Through Peer-to-Peer Talk; 7 Staying Afloat in Ninth-Grade English: Letting Students Trim the Sails; 8 The Power of Technology to Advance Literacy, Learning, and Agency; 9 It's All About Me; I Mean You; I Mean Me: Strategies for Engaging Students in the Language Arts Classroom; 10 Everything Old Is New Again: 21st Century College Students as Engaged Readers; III: Music, Movement, Arts, Drama, and Other Creative Engagements.
11 Increasing Student Engagement Through the Implementation of Interactive Teaching Strategies12 Competition and Considerations: The Use of Active Gaming in Physical Education Class; 13 Low SES Primary School Students Engaging in School Robotics Program; 14 Stepping into Pictures and Music Scores: Imaginative Dramatic Play; 15 Classrooms or Rock Stages? Learning Music Through Collaboration; IV: Connecting School Culture, Community, and Student Success; 16 Growing Up Chinese American.
17 Raising Engagement and Enhancing Learning: School Community Partnerships that Work for Students "At-Promise"18 Montessori High Schools: Where Long-Standing Tradition Meets the Cutting Edge; 19 Ma te Mahi e Ako Ai (Learning by Doing in New Zealand Higher Education): The Influence of Service-Learning on Student Engagement; 20 "I teach like you are all gifted": Leading Lowest Track Students to Become Confident Mathematics Learners; Afterword: Fostering Engagement, Motivation, and Empowerment: Why?; Contributors.
Subject Motivation in education.
Active learning -- Case studies.
Creative teaching -- Case studies.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Active learning. (OCoLC)fst00796275
Creative teaching. (OCoLC)fst01738517
Motivation in education. (OCoLC)fst01027541
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Cohan, Audrey.
Honigsfeld, Andrea, 1965-
Other Form: Print version: Cohan, Audrey. Breaking the Mold of Education. R & L Education, 2013 9781475803501
ISBN 9781475803525 (electronic bk.)
1475803524 (electronic bk.)
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