Effective Teaching Methods: With Bridges / Edition 5by Gary D. Borich
Pub. Date: 07/23/2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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.
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Table of Contents1. The Effective Teacher.
2. Understanding Your Students.
3. Goals and Objectives.
4. Unit and Lesson Planning.
5. Direct Instruction Strategies.
6. Indirect Instruction Strategies.
7. Questioning Strategies.
8. Self-Directed Learning.
9. Cooperative Learning and the Collaborative Process.
10. Classroom Management.
11. Classroom Order and Discipline.
12. Assessing Learners: Objective and Essay Tests.
13. Assessing Learners: Performance and Portfolio Assessment.
Appendix A: Teacher Concerns Checklist.
Appendix B: Answers to Chapter Questions.
Appendix C: Higher-Order Thinking and Problem-Solving Checklist.
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