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What?! Another New Mandate?

What?! Another New Mandate?
What Award Winning Teachers Do When School Rules Change

October 2002 | 168 pages | Corwin

Take classroom changes in stride with these ingenious ideas!

Today's classrooms exist in an ever-changing world. In addition to new adopting technologies, schools are constantly introducing changes in curriculum, instruction, testing, and advanced requirements for professional development. Many teachers are uncertain how to incorporate these ongoing changes in their classrooms.

In her new book, best-selling author and classroom expert Randi Stone provides teachers with a compilation of innovative strategies created by award-winning elementary, middle school, and high school teachers who share their knowledge about embracing change in the classroom.

Topics include:

  • How teachers stay on top of school changes and the philosophies of change
  • How teachers cope with changes in curriculum, instruction, funding, and class size
  • How teachers succeed with new math, science, and technology
  • How teachers integrate new content standards and mandated testing into their lesson plans

This essential resource contains the articulate wisdom of a half-century's worth of resilient and imaginative teachers' experiences. Join Randi Stone and her award-winning colleagues as they share the ideas and strategies that allow them to adapt their classrooms to the ever-constant changes taking place in this new millennium.

Who Should Read This Book


About the Author
About the Contributors
1. Teachers Staying on Top of Changes
2. Philosophies of Change
3. Changes in Curriculum and Instruction
4. Putting Education to the Test
5. Changes in Funding, Class Size, School Populations, and More
6. Math, Science, and Technology in the Next Millennium
7. When the Unthinkable Happens: Teachers Talk About September 11, 2001
Key features
  • Proven Corwin author using a proven popular format
  • Easy-to-browse segments covering state-of-the-art classroom practice
  • Major section covers teacher response to the national trauma of September 11, 2001 

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ISBN: 9780761945055