Deepening In-Class and Online Learning: 60 Step-by-Step Strategies to Encourage Interaction, Foster Inclusion, and Spark Imagination (Paperback)
Deepening In-Class and Online Learning shows teachers how to make learning joyful as they translate successful classroom strategies to virtual learning. The book includes more than 60 step-by-step strategies that encourage interaction, foster inclusion, and spark imagination. Each activity is presented in a consistent format, ready-to-use in-class and for online learning.
Whether teaching virtually or adding digital activities to in-class instruction, this book explores effective ways for students to present, communicate, and collaborate. Innovative activities range from discussing hot topics and sharing personal stories to visual boards and digital storytelling. Also included is an up-to-date glossary of digital tools to help make sense of the shifting landscape in today’s classrooms.
About the Author
Larry Swartz has explored literature-based learning with students and teachers for more than 30 years in North America, England, New Zealand, and China. As a classroom teacher, consultant, and instructor with OISE/University of Toronto, he has inspired colleagues and children alike to learn in new and exciting ways. A popular international presenter and author, Larry’s work centers on using children’s books to deepen social justice, diversity, and equity understanding.
Debbie Nyman has been a drama teacher and consultant for the past three decades for the Toronto District School Board. She has been involved in the development documents at the board and provincial level. As a course instructor at OISE/University of Toronto, Debbie has provided experienced and novice teachers with practical and creative strategies to enrich their classroom practice. Debbie has also shared her extensive drama experience through hundreds of practical workshops for educators, administrators, and young adolescents.
Magdalin Livingston is an artist, poet, emerging illustrator, and teacher with the Toronto District School Board.