Performance-Based Learning: Aligning Experiential Tasks and Assessment to Increase Learning

Performance-Based Learning: Aligning Experiential Tasks and Assessment to Increase Learning

by Sally Berman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452293776
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/15/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
File size: 24 MB
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About the Author

Sally Berman specializes in teaching educators how to use practical strategies that expand student teamwork, cognition, metacognition, and self-evaluation skills. She developed and tested many of her ideas during her 30 years of teaching science in a large Chicago-area high school. Berman regularly presents at workshops and conferences and has taught graduate courses for SkyLight Professional Development in conjunction with St. Xavier University and Cumberland University.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgments
A Cautionary Tale
1. Introduction to Performance Learning
Part 1. Basic Performances
2. Rotting Peels and Cores
3. Learning Brains and Music Strains
4. Making Sense of Stories
Part II. Intermediate Performances
5. “… To Form a More Perfect Classroom”
6. Cruising the Cortex: Sightseeing for Smarts
7. Patterning Neurons to Picture Patterns
Part III. Advanced Performances
8. Half-Life in World Life
9. The Heart-Smart Gourmet
10. A Special Holiday: AttaGram Day
Part IV. Designing Performance-Based Activities
11. Designing Performance Learning Activities
Reproducibles
Bibliography
Index

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