Teaching Around the 4MAT Cycle: Designing Instruction for Diverse Learners with Diverse Learning Styles by Bernice McCarthy, Dennis McCarthy | | 9781412925303 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Teaching Around the 4MAT Cycle: Designing Instruction for Diverse Learners with Diverse Learning Styles

Teaching Around the 4MAT Cycle: Designing Instruction for Diverse Learners with Diverse Learning Styles

by Bernice McCarthy, Dennis McCarthy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412925304

ISBN-13: 9781412925303

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Bernice Mc Carthy's 4MAT® is a brain-based teaching method that emphasizes diverse learning styles, improves student thinking and performance, and provides a solid foundation for new learning experiences.

Overview

Bernice Mc Carthy's 4MAT® is a brain-based teaching method that emphasizes diverse learning styles, improves student thinking and performance, and provides a solid foundation for new learning experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925303
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
409,356
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gordon Cawelti
Prologue
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Learning Styles
A Cycle of Learning
How Perceiving Defines Us as Learners
How Processing Defines Us as Learners
The Processing Dimension and John Dewey
Perceiving and Processing Style
Type One Learners: Why?
Type Two Learners: What?
Type Three Learners: How Does This Work?
Type Four Learners: What If?
Putting It All Together
Chapter 2: A Cycle of Learning
First We Experience
Then We Reflect
Then We Conceptualize
Then We Act
Finally We Integrate
The Cycle Begins and Ends with the Individual
Any Successfully Completed Cycle Will Flow to Reflection on Itself
The Cycle Is a Consummate Design for Curriculum
The Cycle Encompasses Important Assessment Benchmarks
The Cycle is a Showplace for Different Styles at Different Places
Think About Yourself
Other Ways to Look at the Quadrants
Chapter 3: Teaching Around the Cycle
Quadrant One: Answering the “Why?” Question
Quadrant Two: Answering the “What?” Question
Quadrant Three: Answering the “How?” Question
Quadrant Four: Answering the “If?” Question
Plot Your Quadrant Teaching Score
Chapter 4: The Brain-Mind Learning System
Left- and Right-Mode Processing
The Brain Research
Left and Right: The Two Hemisphere Continuum
Knowing
Language
Emotion
Memory
Student Learning Strategy Preferences
Teaching Strategies That Favor the Right Mode
A Bushel Basket of Right Mode Activities
Graphic Organizers
Chapter 5: Overlaying Right- and Left-Mode to Complete the 4MAT Cycle
Connect
Attend
Imagine
Inform
Practice
Extend
Refine
Perform
All Real Learning Leaves Us Changed
Chapter 6: Teaching From Concepts
Working With Concepts
Different Teachers, Different Concepts
Concepts and Standards
4MAT in Action
Chapter 7: The 4MAT Design Overlay (Lesson Planning)
The Information Delivery
The Skills Practice
The Intended Outcomes
The Connection
Sharing the Connection
The Learning Used
Critiquing the Work
The Image That Connects
Adding the Assessments
Your 4MAT Plan: A Final Look
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

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