Ten Cheap Lessons: Easy, Engaging Ideas for Every Secondary Classroom

Ten Cheap Lessons: Easy, Engaging Ideas for Every Secondary Classroom✻ [EPUB] ✰ Ten Cheap Lessons: Easy, Engaging Ideas for Every Secondary Classroom By Tom DeRosa ❅ – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Ten Cheap Lessons is not your ordinary teacher resource book If you re tired of compilations of meaningless worksheets and boring busy work passing themselves off as exciting hands on activities, you Ten Cheap Lessons Lessons: Easy, Epub ß is not your ordinary teacher resource book If you re tired of Ten Cheap eBook ë compilations of meaningless worksheets and boring busy work passing themselves off as exciting hands on activities, Cheap Lessons: Easy, MOBI ð you re not alone This book is designed for real life classrooms, where teachers have no time, no budget, and eager students just waiting for something to engage them This book contains ten complete ideas that can be easily adapted for any topic in any secondary subject area It s meant to be easy as possible for any teacher to start using immediately. I received this book from a a blogging friend of mine with instructions to pass it on to a fellow teacher when done with it Glary face By the way, blogging friend of mine how come you don t do the edu carnivals any That was my favorite feature of your blog It really helped me from the book search the interneteffectively Let s go Clix Get on the ball Book Ten Cheap Lessons is a great, quick read for teachers It s by a teacher, for teachers The best well one good I received this book from a a blogging friend of mine with instructions to pass it on to a fellow teacher when done with it Glary face By the way, blogging friend of mine how come you don t do the edu carnivals any That was my favorite feature of your blog It really helped me from the book search the interneteffectively Let s go Clix Get on the ball Book Ten Cheap Lessons is a great, quick read for teachers It s by a teacher, for teachers The best well one good feature of the book is that it s used under Creative Commons instead of Copyright which means anybody can steal this stuff as long as they give DeRosa credit.DeRosa, who keeps his own blog teach forever wrote this because after teaching Math and Social Studies he was tired of SS having all the fun activities and math getting all the crappy, boring, often pointless worksheets How could we transfer the plethora of great SS stuff into a Math setting At least, that s how I m interpreting the introduction Being a Social Studies teacher myself, I already have a ton of kinesthetic, hands on, engaging activities for kids plus a lot of boring lecture as well So why would I did I read this book Everything in here can be easily adapted from the sample Math layout he gives to whatever content area you teach.Granted, a lot of the ideas in here are ideas I already use and many of you probably do too But many of them have extra thoughts and ideas for tweaking and that is the crux of what teachers do invent and tweak.Take Idea 1 The Mini Poster, for instance If you walk through most middle school hallways there s a chance you ll come across some version of these somewhere But showing how these could be adapted to a Math environment was definitely insightful and made me think of other ways to be cross curricular in general.I tweaked his idea for Using a Word Wall in the Secondary Classroom to fit my own thoughts I m not using a word wall formy words Instead I borrowed the 3 vocabulary books that our LA teacher uses to make a word wall every week on my white board with the Language Arts words By beingattune to the words he is giving in his class I can use them in mine with little or no extra effort, and of course theoften students see the words and hear them, thereadily they ll become part of their every day speech.I liked the newspaper ideas and the finding jobs in the real world activity I ve been using songs and music in my class since I started teaching, but he gave me somepoints to ponder here as well.Look, most all teachers are strapped as in for cash not as in packing heat but we re all at least all the good ones working with what we have DeRossa gives some good ideas on how to accomplish this without trying to con you out of your money or making you sift through piles of meaningless worksheets and crap In the words of the illustrious Tupac Shakur the book is, real