"Sit and Get" Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain / Edition 1

by Marcia L. Tate
ISBN-10:
0761931546
ISBN-13:
9780761931546
Pub. Date:
07/01/2004
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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"Sit and Get" Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain / Edition 1

This indispensable resource draws on the latest research in brain-based learning to provide strategies that motivate adult learners and increase retention.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761931546
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/01/2004
Series: 1-Off Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Introduction: Adult Learning Theory
Strategy 1: Brainstorming and Discussion
Strategy 2: Drawing and Artwork
Strategy 3: Field Trips
Strategy 4: Games
Strategy 5: Graphic Organizers
Strategy 6: Humor and Celebration
Strategy 7: Manipulatives and Models
Strategy 8: Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes
Strategy 9: Mnemonic Devices
Strategy 10: Movement
Strategy 11: Music, Rhythm, Rhyme, and Rap
Strategy 12: Project- and Problem-Based Instruction
Strategy 13: Reciprocal Teaching, Cooperative Learning, and Peer Coaching
Strategy 14: Role-Plays, Drama, Pantomimes, and Charades
Strategy 15: Storytelling
Strategy 16: Technology
Strategy 17: Visualization
Strategy 18: Visuals
Strategy 19: Work Study and Action Research
Strategy 20: Writing and Reflection
Resource: Professional Learning Designs
Bibliography
Index

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