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Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

04.04.14 Video of the Day: The Recipe for Getting Kids to Do What You Asked (Video)

How to get students to do what you asked: 1)      Give a clear, concise direction. (What to Do) 2)      Stand where you can clearly see whether they do it. (Radar: “Pastore’s Perch”) 3)      Watch to see whether they do it. (Radar: Scan/swivel) 4)      Use non-verbals actions to make it clear to students that you are watching…