Effective Teaching Methods / Edition 4

Effective Teaching Methods / Edition 4

by Gary D. Borich
     
 

This clearly written text, based on 25 years of research, considers the factors that are changing today's schools and prepares teachers to meet the challenges and to discover the opportunities for professional growth. Thoroughly revised for streamlined presentation, this top-selling text retains its conversational style and provides research-based effective teaching… See more details below

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This clearly written text, based on 25 years of research, considers the factors that are changing today's schools and prepares teachers to meet the challenges and to discover the opportunities for professional growth. Thoroughly revised for streamlined presentation, this top-selling text retains its conversational style and provides research-based effective teaching practices that are practical and realistic. Prior achievement. Ability. Learning style. Culture and ethnicity. Home and family. Instructional methods: explaining, lecturing, drill and practice, and recitation. Indirect instructional methods: group discussion, collaboration, and discovery and problem-solving activities. Self-directed learning. Metacognitive techniques. Teacher mediation. Cooperative learning. Classroom management. Performance assessment. For anyone with an interest in general K-12 methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139361302
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/19/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
515
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Effective Teacher2
Ch. 2Understanding Your Students44
Ch. 3Goals and Objectives88
Ch. 4Unit and Lesson Planning122
Ch. 5Direct Instruction Strategies174
Ch. 6Indirect Instruction Strategies214
Ch. 7Questioning Strategies256
Ch. 8Self-Directed Learning292
Ch. 9Cooperative Learning and the Collaborative Process330
Ch. 10Classroom Management362
Ch. 11Classroom Order and Discipline398
Ch. 12Assessing Learners: Objective and Essay Tests430
Ch. 13Assessing Learners: Performance and Portfolio Assessment474

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