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Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains 3rd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1119089278



  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: ‎ Jossey-Bass; 3rd edition (September 15, 2015)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 352 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1119089271
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1119089278

From the Back Cover


Thoroughly revised, the third edition of Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brains is filled with practical strategies and advice for both new and experienced teachers. Inside these pages, you’ll discover how to engage students and create a dynamic classroom that nurtures critical thinking and problem solving.

Teaching Outside the Box is the go-to reference for improving classroom management, discipline, and motivation. This updated third edition includes new and expanded material that highlights important topics including project-based learning, brain-based teaching, integrating standards, and creating smooth transitions. The book includes reflection questions to inspire dialogue in book groups, teacher education classes, and professional development courses.

“This third edition is a must-read. Along with the numerous practical strategies, readers will learn two very important things: who they are as an educator and how they may motivate all learners to be successful.”
—Meg R. Roa, Professional Development Specialist, Volusia County Schools, Florida

“Oh, for more educators like LouAnne Johnson! Teaching Outside the Box overflows with Johnson’s hard-earned wisdom, experience, and practicality. In today’s era, with teachers feeling the tide has turned against them, Johnson shines a ray of light to lead the way.”
—Dawn Wink, Interim Director, Department of Teacher Education, Santa Fe Community College

About the Author

LOUANNE JOHNSON is the author of nine books about education and the YA novel Muchacho. She is the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don’t Do Homework). At present, she teaches high school full-time in rural New Mexico.


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