From Seatwork to Feetwork

From Seatwork to Feetwork

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How to put students in charge of their own learning Ron Nash shows teachers how to create a student-centered environment that transforms learners from passive attendees into active participants and leaders. Building on the foundation of his prior works on active learning, he combines his classroom experience with the latest brain-based research on movement, memory, and learning. This collection of practical strategies helps teachers: Redesign classroom space to facilitate collaboration, conversation, and participation Create engaging, active, and project-based instruction Connect classroom learning with real-world workplaces Implement best practices for facilitating collaboration among students Foster 21st-century skillsThe distance between rows was not set up by Ed; it was set up by the building custodians. ... When they were all facing in her direction, she gave them instructions to discuss the short story on the Underground Railroad they had just finished. There were some prompts on the Smart Board that helped her students get started.

Title:From Seatwork to Feetwork
Author:Ron Nash
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2011-10-18


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