1. Applying Psychology to Teaching. Part I: DEVELOPMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS AND THEORIES. 2. Theories of Psychosocial and Cognitive Development. 3. Age-Level Characteristics. Part II: STUDENT DIFFERENCES AND DIVERSITY. 4. Understanding Student Differences. 5. Addressing Cultural and Socioeconomic Diversity. 6. Accommodating Student Variability. Part III: LEARNING AND THINKING. 7. Behavioral Learning Theory: Operant Conditioning. 8. Information-Processing Theory. 9. Social Cognitive Theory. 10. Constructivist Learning Theory, Problem Solving, and Transfer. Part IV: CREATING A POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING. 11. Motivation and Perceptions of Self. 12. Classroom Management. 13. Approaches to Instruction. Part V: ASSESSING STUDENTS' CAPABILITIES. 14. Assessment of Classroom Learning. 15. Understanding Standardized Assessment. 16. Becoming a Better Teacher by Becoming a Reflective Teacher.
Psychology Applied to Teaching / Edition 13by Jack Snowman, Rick McCown
Pub. Date: 01/01/2011
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Psychology Applied to Teaching makes sense of educational psychology by demonstrating how complex psychological theories apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. More than one-third of the text is devoted to Suggestions for Teaching in Your Classroom, which provide concrete examples of how teachers can use psychological research in real-world teaching situations. Long recognized as the most practical book in its field, this text provides valuable instructional techniques for student and beginning teachers.
- New! Expanded information on standards reflects the growing emphasis on national and statewide standards and state-mandated assessment.
- New! Fully integrated coverage of technology discusses the latest research on software and email-based programs. A new technology icon refers students to appropriate sections of the text web site, integrating online material with the printed text.
- New! Expanded diversity coverage includes new material on learning styles and gender differences, low-SES children, bilingual education, and the effects of eliminating bilingual programs in California.
- New! The popular Case in Print feature now appears in every chapter of the book. This feature adds real-world relevance by presenting recent news articles that highlight an idea or technique presented in the chapter. Open-ended questions and activities follow the articles.
- New! HM Class Prep CD-ROM offers resources for instructors, including a customizable, electronic Instructor's Resource Manual, PowerPoint slides, test items, video, and Internet links.
- A unique, expanded chapter on Age-level Characteristics sets the bookapart from its competitors. New coverage explores children's theories of mind, critical thinking, and the social characteristics of middle school students.
- An updated and improved text-specific web site provides resources and support for both instructors and students, including PowerPoint slides, ACE self-tests, discussion questions, and lesson plans.
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