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Pogrow, Stanley
Teaching content outrageously : how to captivate all students and accelerate learning, grades 4-12 / Stanley Pogrow
Alternate Title How to captivate all students and accelerate learning, grades 4-12
1st ed
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1027.3 .P64 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Education -- Experimental methods
Teaching -- Aids and devices
Creative teaching
Drama in education
Lesson planning
Classroom management
Physical Description xvi, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-228) and index
Contents Why teach outrageously in all the content areas? -- Perspectives on dramatizing content instruction -- From discipline to outrageous teaching: classroom use of dramatic techniques -- How to design outrageous lessons: essential steps -- Outrageous lessons: examples from the classroom -- Suspense and surprise: why outrageous lessons work -- Getting started -- So ... let's do it!
Summary This volume provides methods for classroom instruction that meets standards and keeps students interested in the material presented
Scope and Content For teachers who struggle to connect with students who seem restless, bored, and indifferent, 'Teaching Content Outrageously' offers the perfect antidote. In this book, Stanley Pogrow shows teachers how to transform standards-based content lessons into dynamic and "outrageous" learning experiences that leave students so enthralled and fascinated they readily meet the learning goals. Drawing from a model successfully used with underperforming students, the author introduces the "Outrageous Teaching" method showing how teachers can integrate humor, surprise, imagination, character, and dramatic storyline to create lessons that are riveting, effective, and meaningful
Series Jossey-Bass teacher

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