"Sit and Get" Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain / Edition 2

by Marcia L. Tate
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412999340

ISBN-13: 9781412999342

Pub. Date: 06/20/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Make professional development unforgettable

Teaching busy adults can be a daunting task. How do you grab their attention and make material memorable? Expert Marcia Tate knows how adults learn best and shares 20 professional development strategies that work. What you’ll find in the 2nd edition:

  • 20 learning strategies proven to engage adults

Overview

Make professional development unforgettable

Teaching busy adults can be a daunting task. How do you grab their attention and make material memorable? Expert Marcia Tate knows how adults learn best and shares 20 professional development strategies that work. What you’ll find in the 2nd edition:

  • 20 learning strategies proven to engage adults and boost long-term retention
  • 150 professional learning activities that spark educator participation
  • New findings on learning styles, brain research, and adult learning theory
  • References to the new Learning Forward Professional Standards
  • Samples of professional learning designs
  • Guided reflection and application sections

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412999342
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/20/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
154,032
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.48(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: Adult Learning Theory
1. Brainstorming and Discussion
2. Drawing and Artwork
3. Field Trips
4. Games
5. Graphic Organizers, Semantic Maps, and Word Webs
6. Humor and Celebration
7. Manipulatives and Models
8. Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes
9. Mnemonic Devices
10. Movement
11. Music, Rhythm, Rhyme, and Rap
12. Project-Based and Problem-Based Instruction
13. Reciprocal Teaching, Cooperative Learning, and Peer Coaching
14. Role Plays, Drama, Pantomimes, and Charades
15. Storytelling
16. Technology
17. Visualization and Guided Imagery
18. Visuals
19. Work Study, Action Research, and Professional Learning Communities
20. Writing and Reflection
Resource A: Professional Learning Lesson Design
Resource B: Sample Professional Learning Lesson Designs
Resource C: Tips for Making Your Professional Learning Unforgettable
Resource D: Secrets for Looking Younger, Staying Healthier, and Living Longer
Bibliography
Index

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