Teaching Strategies for Active Learning: Five Essentials for Your Teaching Plan / Edition 1

Teaching Strategies for Active Learning: Five Essentials for Your Teaching Plan / Edition 1

by Donna E. Walker Tileston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761938559

ISBN-13: 9780761938552

Pub. Date: 12/05/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Translating brain research into best practice, this book offers teachers a concise Strategic Learning Model for the active transfer of knowledge to students' long-term memory.  See more details below

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Translating brain research into best practice, this book offers teachers a concise Strategic Learning Model for the active transfer of knowledge to students' long-term memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761938552
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/05/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Does the Strategy Follow Current Brain Research?
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Teaching in the 21st Century
Elements of the Strategic Learning Model
The Teacher’s Role
2. Plugging In
Part 1 of the Model: Plugging In
Self-Efficacy as a Key to Motivation for Learning
Activities for Building a Sense of Community in the Classroom
Integrating Technology as a Tool for Building Community
Summary
What Does the Research Say?
3.Powering Up
Beginning With the Self-System of the Brain
Mind Jogs
Building Connections
Summary
What Does the Research Say?
4. Synthesizing
The Metacognitive System
Building Declarative Knowledge
Summary
What Does the Research Say?
5.Outsourcing
Concrete Models
Brainstorming Models
Thinking in Categories
Summary
What Does the Research Say?
6. Reflecting
Summary
What Does the Research Say?
Resources
Resource A: Sample Lesson Forms
Resource B: Blackline Masters
References
Index

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