Madeline Hunter's Mastery Teaching: Increasing Instructional Effectiveness in Elementary and Secondary Schools / Edition 1

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This newly updated edition features a tried-and-trueplan for effective instruction; encompasses independent learning; integrates instruction, learning, and assessment into an effective model for teaching; and more!

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Editorial Reviews

Lin Kuzmich
"I never would have survived teaching without Madeline Hunter."
Lin Kuzmich
"I never would have survived teaching without Madeline Hunter."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761939306
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Series: 1-Off Series
  • Edition description: Updated Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 758,623
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Hunter is currently the principal of Santa Susana Elementary School in Simi Valley, California. He has served as a teacher in a variety of grade levels, as Coordinator of Professional Development for the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools, and has conducted courses in teacher effectiveness for school districts and universities throughout the United States and Canada. Over the course of his career, he has worked closely with Madeline Hunter, both in her publications and in her role as a trainer of teachers and administrators.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments Preface to the Original Edition Introduction to the Original Edition About the Authors
1. Decisions in Teaching Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study The Content Decision The Decision Regarding Student Learning Behavior The Decision Regarding Teaching Behavior
2. Increasing Your Students' Motivation Part I Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Level of Concern Feeling Tone Success The Interaction of Motivational Factors
3. Increasing Your Students' Motivation Part II Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Interest Knowledge of Results Intrinsic-Extrinsic Motivation
4. Getting Students Set to Learn Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Hooking Your Students' Interest During Prime Time Using Prime Learning Time Effectively Cultivating Prime Learning
5. Providing Information Effectively Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Lecturing for Effective Learning Three Principles of Effective Instruction Taking the Steps to Lecturing Success
6. Teaching to Both Halves of the Brain Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Your Brain: The Left and Right of It Using Visuals to Facilitate Learning
7. Modeling What You Mean Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Four Characteristics of Effective Models Modeling Processes, Products, and Examples Modeling Your Thinking
8. Making Material Meaningful Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Four Techniques That Make Material Meaningful Making Sure to Make It Real
9. Checking Your Students' Understanding Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Checking for Understanding During Teaching Four Common Mistakes That Teachers Make Four Effective Techniques for Checking Your Students' Understanding in Class Assessing Understanding Using Tests, Papers, or Observations of Performance
10. Practice Doesn't Make Perfect: Designing Effective Practice Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Mastery Only BEGINS with Automaticity Practicing Properly: Four Principles to Improve Performance Desgining Valuable Practice is the Key
11. Guiding Your Students' Initial Practice Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Determining the Degree of Guidance Teaching Knowledgeably Checking for Understanding
12. Extending Your Students' Thinking Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Synthesis Evaluation
13. Dignifying Errors to Promote Learning Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Making Effective Use of Erroneous Answers Communicating Accountability Dignifying Despite Setbacks Maintaining Dignity Enables Success
14. Using Time to Achieve More Learning Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Increasing Learning Time Before Instruction During Instruction After Instruction Using Your Creativity
15. Teaching So Students Remember Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Five Teaching Techniques to Promote Retention
16. Teaching for Transfer Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study The Power of Transfer Promoting Transfer Tying Everything Together for Transfer
17. Teaching for Independent Learning Guide for Group Discussion or Individual Study Differentiating Instruction Getting Students to Work Independently Planning for Your Students' Independent Learning
(De)Regulating While Working in Small Groups Ensuring Independent Learning Recommended Reading Index

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