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Teaching Resources

Download the full-length 2014 Purposeful Pedagogy binder here

Table of contents

Introduction to Teaching at CUNY…..1

Reflections for a new teacher in the CUNY system, Isserles…..2
The Backward Design Process…..6

Formulating One’s Teaching Philosophy & Learning How to Plan Syllabi and Lessons…..7

Syllabus and Lesson Planning Graphic Organizer…..8
Course Syllabus Checklist…..15
Course Syllabus Template…..16
“The American Presidency” Syllabus, Amdahl…..23
“QSTA415 Student Teaching” Syllabus, Greenblatt…..27
“edTPA Practicum,” “At A Glance” Syllabus, Greenblatt…..32
“Intro to Sociology,” Munroe…..38
“Intro to Sociology,” Davis…..44
“Writing Across the Curriculum, Ed 7503X,” Greenfield…..53
Sample lesson Plan…..56
Activities to Use in the Classroom…..58
Grading Tips…..59
Plagiarism-proof Assignments…..60
Writing Assignments: Tips and Strategies…..61

Strategies of Implementing Lessons & Assessing Student Learning…..62

Backwards Design Lesson Planning…..63
“Formative & Summative Assessments”…..64
Implementing Lessons Overview…..67
Sample Lesson on Race, Class and Literacy, Greenfield…..70
Sample Lesson on Breast Cancer…..72
“The Art of Questioning”…..73
Roles for Group Work…..83
Dialectical Quiz…..84
“Empowering Students with Socratic Seminars”…..85
Fishbowl Protocol…..93
Short and Long-Term Projects…..94
Individual-focused Group Project…..95

Writing Across the Curriculum…..96

Handout, Lorek…..97

Classroom Management…..99

Dynamic Classroom Management Approach Rubric…..100
“Teach Like a Champion” Excerpted Notes…..101
NEA, “Classroom Management Best Practices”…..106

Collaborative Work/Discussion…..112

Classroom Confidential Excerpt, “Teaching by Asking Instead of Telling”…..113

Additional Material:

Sample Syllabus for Classical Sociological Theory

Pedagogy Tips Sheets on Lesson Activities, Grading, Prevent Plagiarism and Improving Student Writing

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