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Handbook for Unstoppable Learning (Paperback) (Laurie Robinson Sammons & N. Nanci Smith)
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Foster effective teaching and deep learning using the seven elements of the Unstoppable Learning model. Each chapter focuses on a different element of Unstoppable Learning as it pertains to designing powerful learning opportunities and the impactful results these instructional strategies can produce in working toward academic standards. The book also provides templates for planning learning targets, assessments, lessons, and units that will help K–12 educators create and maintain positive, healthy, high-performing classrooms. Assess students’ progress responsively and create differentiated classrooms that meet students’ diverse needs.
- Learn why it is imperative to make systems thinking a top priority.
- Study how to prioritize academic standards to address the time crunch that too much content and too little time creates.
- Gain ideas to thoughtfully launch a classroom lesson to hook students into what they will learn.
- Consider practical examples that illustrate how to implement the big ideas of Unstoppable Learning so that students can know and apply the academic standards.
Chapter 1: Planning Focused and Purposeful Curriculum
Chapter 2: Launching Lessons and Starting the Unit
Chapter 3: Consolidating Learning by Choosing Significant Tasks
Chapter 4: Assessing Students Responsively
Chapter 5: Adapting Instruction Through Differentiation
Chapter 6: Managing and Leading the Learning
Appendix: Putting the Pieces Together