Preface. About the Author. Acknowledgments. STEP ONE: ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS FROM THE START. Strategy #1: Weave Course Content into Your Icebreakers. Strategy #2: Create Icebreakers That Focus Solely on Immediate Learning Environment. Strategy #3: Give Students Something to Do before Each Class Session Formally Starts. Strategy #4: Enlarge the Pool of Participation at the Very Beginning. STEP TWO: BE A BRAIN-FRIENDLY TEACHER. Strategy #5: Build Brain Interest in What Is Being Taught. Strategy #6: Help Your Students' Brains to Get It. Strategy #7: Involve Students Often in the Middle of Your Lesson. Strategy #8: Help Students Save the Lesson in Their Brains. STEP THREE: ENCOURAGE LIVELY AND FOCUSED DISCUSSION. Strategy #9: Engage Students before Plunging into the Discussion. Strategy #10: State Effective Questions for Discussion. Strategy #11: Improve the Quality of Discussion through Student Preparation. Strategy #12: Match the Discussion Format To the Situation. Strategy #13: Facilitate the Flow of Conversation. STEP FOUR: URGE STUDENTS TO ASK QUESTIONS. Strategy #14: Help Students Get Started. Strategy #15: Create the Need for Questions. Strategy #16: Let Students Know You Expect Questions. STEP FIVE: LET YOUR STUDENTS LEARN FROM EACH OTHER. Strategy #17: Choose How You Compose Learning Teams. Strategy #18: Build Learning Teams before Giving Students Work. Strategy #19: Gradually Immerse Students into Team Learning. Strategy #20: Use a Variety of Team Learning Activities. Strategy #21: Invite Students to Teach Each Other. STEP SIX: ENHANCE LEARNING BY EXPERIENCING AND DOING. Strategy #22: Create Experiences That Simulate or Match Reality. Strategy #23: Ask Students to Reflect on the Experience. Strategy #24: Avoid Monkey See, Monkey Do. Strategy #25: Use Role-Play to Develop Verbal Skills. STEP SEVEN: BLEND IN TECHNOLOGY WISELY. Strategy #26: Encourage Active Exploration. Strategy #27: Use Technology To Supplement Classroom Instruction. Strategy #28: Promote Collaboration through Technology. STEP EIGHT: MAKE THE END UNFORGETTABLE. Strategy #29: Review What's Been Learned in a Variety of Ways. Strategy #30: Ask Students to Evaluate Their Accomplishments. Strategy #31: Have Students Plan for the Future. Strategy #32: Let Students Celebrate the End. FINAL ADVICE.