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Author Stone, Randi.
Title Best practices for high school classrooms : what award-winning secondary teachers do / Randi Stone.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, [2002]

Subject High school teachers -- United States -- Case studies.
High school teaching -- United States -- Case studies.
Description xx, 219 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0761977295 (c)
0761977309 (p)
OCLC # 46731114
Table of Contents
 About the Author 
 About the Contributors 
1Award-Winning Words of Wisdom1
  High School Teaching Tips / Jenny W. Holmstrom2
  What Is a Good Teacher? / Carey Jenkins4
  Student Creativity / Ronald W. Poplau11
  Breaking Stereotypes Through Interactive Role Playing / Debra D. Peppers15
  The Doer of Good Becomes Good / Ronald W. Poplau19
2Succeeding With Reading and Writing Instruction24
  Graphic Organizers and Their Enhancement of Reading Comprehension on the Secondary Level / Norma Butler May26
  The Hero in Literature and in Life / Terrie Saunders31
  Using Primary Resources for Literature Units in Secondary English / Robin Davidson Smith35
  The Newspaper and the Novel / Terrie Saunders45
  Succeeding With Reading and Writing Instruction Integrating Technology: A Study of Hamlet From Pit to Stage / Wanda Jones Thomas49
  Performance Assessment: Mixed Media in a Literature Class / Jean E. (Keppel) Baldikoski59
  Language Arts / Debra Calvert64
  The Multicultural Independent Study / Terrie Saunders71
  Chinese Literature and Culture, Lesson 1 / Wanda Jones Thomas74
  Succeeding With Reading and Writing Instructions and Learning Tolerance by Studying Another Culture Through Literature: Chinese Literature and Culture, Lesson 2 / Wanda Jones Thomas81
3Succeeding With Mathematics Instruction88
  What's Your Sport? A Statistical Challenge / Linda E. Hains89
  Using Boxes, Philosophy, and Art to Explain Limits / Jenny W. Holmstrom95
  Integrating Instructional Video in the Classroom / Jenny W. Holmstrom98
  Factoring Fiesta / Eileen Stewart101
  Growing, Growing, GROWING!!! A Statistical Journey / Linda E. Hains103
4Exploring Science, Math, and Technology108
  Students as Teachers / Douglas L. Bailer109
  The Science Learning Center / Shirley Newton113
  Physics and Technology / William Ennis122
  Educational Stories / Douglas L. Bailer125
  The "Peer Celebration" / Carmen Gumina129
  Building and Flying Remote-Controlled Model Airplanes / Douglas L. Bailer131
  Determining the Brain's Processing Time Using Two Different Methods / Roy Coleman136
5Threading Technology Through the Curriculum141
  Living Textbook Project / Linda E. Hains142
  Keeping Rural South Dakota Students in Touch With the World / Brenda Lynch147
6Considering Special Needs156
  Integrating Inclusion in the Classroom With the Help of Technology / Rebecca Kelly157
  The I CAN Work Program / Nancy Barnett164
7Teaching Social Studies and Geography in the High School Grades168
  Reading Books Instead of Book Reviews / James Wade D'Acosta169
  Teacher for a Day / Janine A. Jellander173
  Scenario Groups / James Wade D'Acosta177
8Looking at Visual Arts and Physical Education181
  Visual Arts Standards and Creativity / Diana W. McDougal182
  Choose Adventure / Nancy J. Pudas189
9Topic Smorgasbord: Sharing More Key High School Issues and Perspectives192
  Making Community Connections / Karla Mullen193
  Teenage Parents and High School: A Partnership for Success / Debbie Kelley202
  Field Trips / James Wade D'Acosta209