Teaching for Successful Intelligence: To Increase Student Learning and Achievement / Edition 2

Teaching for Successful Intelligence: To Increase Student Learning and Achievement / Edition 2

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by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko
     
 

Provides 40 research-based, illustrated lessons and demonstrates how to design units that help students apply analytical, creative, and practical thinking skills to solve problems and make decisions.See more details below

Overview

Provides 40 research-based, illustrated lessons and demonstrates how to design units that help students apply analytical, creative, and practical thinking skills to solve problems and make decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412955812
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
About the Authors
Part I. Understanding Successful Intelligence
1. What Is Successful Intelligence?
A Grizzly Bear's Lunch
Defining Successful Intelligence
The Triarchy of Thinking Abilities
Conclusion
2. Examining the Theory of Successful Intelligence
Does Successful Intelligence Work in the Classroom?
Why Are Conventional Notions of Intelligence Still Prevalent?
3. Successful Intelligence in Life and in School
Successful Intelligence in Life: The Changing Demands of the Larger World
Successful Intelligence in School: Giving Everybody a Fair Chance
Part II. Building Successful Intelligence Abilities
4. Teaching for Analytical Thinking
Problem Solving
Lesson 1: Identify Problem
Lesson 2: Allocate Resources
Lesson 3: Represent and Organize Information
Lesson 4: Formulate Strategy
Lesson 5: Monitor Problem Solving Strategies
Lesson 6: Evaluate Solutions
Lesson 7: Additional Prompts for Analytical Thinking
5. Teaching for Creative Thinking
The Investment View of Creativity: Buying Low and Selling High
Balancing Analytical, Creative, and Practical Abilities
Lesson 8: Redefine the Problem
Lesson 9: Question and Analyze Assumptions
Lesson 10: Sell Creative Ideas
Lesson 11: Generate Ideas
Lesson 12: Recognize the Two Faces of Knowledge
Lesson 13: Identify and Surmount Obstacles
Lesson 14: Take Sensible Risks
Lesson 15: Tolerate Ambiguity
Lesson 16: Build Self-Efficacy
Lesson 17: Uncover True Interests
Lesson 18: Delay Gratification
Lesson 19: Model Creativity
Lesson 20: Additional Prompts for Creative Thinking
6. Teaching for Practical Thinking
Lesson 21: Become Motivated
Lesson 22: Control Impulses
Lesson 23: Persevere but Don't Perseverate
Lesson 24: Use the Right Abilities
Lesson 25: Act on a Plan
Lesson 26: Become Oriented to Product
Lesson 27: Complete Tasks
Lesson 28: Make a Commitment
Lesson 29: Take a Risk
Lesson 30: Don't Procrastinate
Lesson 31: Assign Responsibility
Lesson 32: Manage Self-Pity
Lesson 33: Be Independent
Lesson 34: Handle Personal Difficulties
Lesson 35: Concentrate
Lesson 36: Schedule Accordingly
Lesson 37: Set Priorities
Lesson 38: Balance Thinking Skills
Lesson 39: Develop Self-Confidence
Lesson 40: Additional Prompts for Practical Thinking
Part III. Developing Successful Intelligence Units
7. Framing Triarchic Instruction and Assessment Units
The Nuts and Bolts of TIA
What TIA Means
What TIA Does Not Mean
The Structure of TIA Units
Pre-TIA Activities
Designing a TIA Unit
Implementing TIA
8. Putting It All Together: A Comprehensive Illustration of Lessons for Teaching for Successful Intelligence
Introduction to Unit
Unit Lesson 1: Introduction
Unit Lesson 2: Analytical
Unit Lesson 3: Practical
Unit Lesson 4: Creative
Unit Homework
Unit Assessment
Conclusion
Appendix: Grade Level Activities
References
Index

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