Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject / Edition 1

Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject / Edition 1

by Mel Silberman
     
 

The only book to cover active learning in the middle or secondary classroom, this is a sourcebook of hundreds of instructional strategies to engage students in learning for any subject. KEY TOPICS: Specific, practical strategies include ways to get students active from the start through activities that build teamwork and immediately get them

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The only book to cover active learning in the middle or secondary classroom, this is a sourcebook of hundreds of instructional strategies to engage students in learning for any subject. KEY TOPICS: Specific, practical strategies include ways to get students active from the start through activities that build teamwork and immediately get them thinking about the subject matter. 101 activities include ice-breakers for the beginning of class, strategies for the middle of a lesson, and concluding exercises to foster student reflection and future application. In addition, these activities are designed to enliven learning, deepen understanding, and promote retention. Designed for the preservice and inservice teacher, this book is effective for anyone teaching in middle schools, high schools, colleges, and centers for adult education. For professionals working in middle school/secondary school education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205178667
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/09/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
189
Sales rank:
891,091
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introducing Active Learning.

How the Brain Works.

Learning Styles.

The Social Side of Learning.

Concerns about Active Learning.

The Nuts and Bolts of Active Learning.

2. How to Get Students Active from the Start.

Team-Building Strategies.

On-the-Spot Assessment Strategies.

Immediate Learning Involvement Strategies.

3. How to Help Students Acquire Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes... Actively.

Full-Class Learning.

Stimulating Class Discussion.

Prompting Questions.

Collaborative Learning.

Peer Teaching.

Independent Learning.

Affective Learning.

Skill Development.

4. How to Make Learning Unforgettable.

Reviewing Strategies.

Self-Assessment.

Future Planning.

Final Sentiments.

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