Power of Peers in the Classroom

Power of Peers in the Classroom

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Peer support and social relationships have a tremendous influence on development, motivation, and achievement for all students, including struggling learners and those with disabilities. This highly practical book is one of the few resources available to guide classroom teachers and special educators in the application of peer-assisted instructional strategies in grades K-12. Expert contributors describe evidence-based approaches for building students' skills in reading, writing, math, and other content areas, as well as social competence and executive functioning. Sample lessons and more than a dozen reproducible tools are provided. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.Teachers will also, of course, need a timer. We recommend a ... Teachers also need to determine where each pair will work and how students will get to their PALS spots. ... A sample desk setup for Grades 2a€“6 PALS is shown in Figure 5.14.

Title:Power of Peers in the Classroom
Author:Karen R. Harris, Lynn Meltzer
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2015-06-23


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