The Power of Our Words

The Power of Our Words : Teacher Language That Helps Children Learn

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Learn how teachers can use language words, tone, and pace to increase student engagement, build a positive classroom community, and more effectively manage behavior by helping children develop confidence, competence, and self-control.

Since the first edition was published in 2007, thousands of educators have used The Power of Our Words as their guide to getting the most from positive teacher language.

The second edition includes the concise explanations, concrete examples from real classrooms, and quick-scan charts showing recommended language for many classroom situations that made this book a bestseller, and adds:

Greater academic focus: More on using teacher language to boost academic engagement and achievement

Lighter, more open page design: Easier reading and scanning

Inspiring foreword: A powerful vision linking teacher language, Common Core State Standards, and 21st century learning.

Index: Quick help finding the topic you need
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Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 175.26 x 251.46 x 15.24mm | 408.23g
  • Center for Responsive Schools Inc
  • Turners Falls, MA, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • Halftones, black and white
  • 189298959X
  • 9781892989598
  • 196,955

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