practical resource packed with proven techniques and
seasoned advice for time-strapped educators
For teachers of
ever-more-demanding state standards and less
disciplined students, even the most experienced
teacher carries a heavier burden today than ever.
before. The Creative Teacher offers inventive
tools to. enhance standards-based curricula and
helpful strategies for creating new and engaging
lesson plans. Filled with fresh ideas for everything
from bulletin boards to math activities, this
one-stop resource will quickly become the most
valuable volume in your library.
From the Back Cover
Give your lesson
plans a jolt of creativity and get better results
from your students.
To keep your students
engaged in the classroom, you have to get them
excited about learning. From the authors of The
Organized Teacher, this indispensable volume
offers hundreds of creative ideas to reenergize your
lesson plans for any subject, across all
grades--from waking up the tired book report to
making math fun.
Just a few of the
ideas inside The Creative Teacher:
"I woke up five
inches tall" and other quick-start
creative-writing prompts .
projects, such as classroom newspapers,
minibooks, autobiographies, and storyboards .
student cutouts for 3-D geometry .
science experiments with electricity, ice cream,
volcanoes--even how to make flubber .
Enthusiasm-generating math tools--from clock and
fraction templates to creating your own money .
historic, and family-tree ideas for social
studies reports . . . and more!