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Teaching How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture [NOOK Book]

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Practical ideas for teaching students the skills they need to really learn

This vital teachers' resource answers such questions as "Can intelligence be developed? Do teacher expectations shape student learning? How can I make learning 'stick' for my students?" Drawing from theory and research in learning, this book offers clear, practical guidance along with inspirational ideas to show how teachers can enable students to gain both the cognitive...

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Teaching How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture

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Overview

Practical ideas for teaching students the skills they need to really learn

This vital teachers' resource answers such questions as "Can intelligence be developed? Do teacher expectations shape student learning? How can I make learning 'stick' for my students?" Drawing from theory and research in learning, this book offers clear, practical guidance along with inspirational ideas to show how teachers can enable students to gain both the cognitive competence and confidence needed to succeed academically.

  • Offers techniques for students to develop their reading, writing, and math abilities
  • Provides suggestions for helping students build perseverance and diligent work habits
  • Helps cultivate students' reasoning skills for problem solving
  • Includes ideas for teachers to improve their students' verbal and written skills

The book applies to any and all learners, including special needs students, and is richly illustrated with stories, activities, and examples from across the curricula.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470585269
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/4/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

1 The intelligence dilemma 1

2 A way out of the pressure cooker 21

3 What every teacher needs 37

4 The big picture 51

5 Setting students free 67

6 The power of oral language 81

7 Moving beyond memorization 95

8 Those inner voices 111

9 Potential or propensity? 125

10 Rediscovering the joy 139

References 151

Index 153

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