Mindful Learning: 101 Proven Strategies for Student and Teacher Success / Edition 2

Mindful Learning: 101 Proven Strategies for Student and Teacher Success / Edition 2

by Linda M. Campbell, Bruce Campbell
     
 

Campbell (education, Antioch University Seattle) presents research and instructional practices for effective teaching, based on recent research from the cognitive sciences in the areas of prior knowledge, active learning, and student cultural, language, socioeconomic class, and gender diversity. She also presents strategies for documenting classroom achievement.… See more details below

Overview

Campbell (education, Antioch University Seattle) presents research and instructional practices for effective teaching, based on recent research from the cognitive sciences in the areas of prior knowledge, active learning, and student cultural, language, socioeconomic class, and gender diversity. She also presents strategies for documenting classroom achievement. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412966931
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Linda Campbell has extensive experience at all levels of education, including as a former public school K-12 teacher and NEA school restructuring specialist, and currently as a professor of education at Antioch University Seattle. In addition to serving as the University’s project director for the Gates Foundation Early College Initiative for Native Youth, she is a consultant and apresenter. She also works with schools to promote the retention and achievement of Native American youth.

Bruce Campbell has over 30 years of experience at all levels of education and has authored numerous articles and books. As a classroom teacher, he developed a nationally acclaimed elementary model that integrated direct instruction, learning centers, and student projects on a daily basis. Campbell currently teaches high-needs students in the Marysville School District, where he also coaches educators new to the profession. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and has consulted for governmental and educational agencies in all 50 states. Additionally, Campbell has taught educators in countries around the world. His areas of focus are ways to improve instruction and how to spark a love of learning among students of all ages.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction1
1Beginning With What Students Know: Activating Prior Knowledge7
2Active Learning: An Essential Classroom Ingredient29
3Ensuring Gender-Fair Instruction: For Female and Male Students69
4Teaching Diverse Students: Addressing Language, Class, Culture, and Ability Differences in the Classroom101
5Assessing Student Performance145
6Some Concluding Thoughts173
Index175

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