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Strategies and Models for Teachers: Teaching Content and Critical Thinking / Edition 5

Strategies and Models for Teachers: Teaching Content and Critical Thinking / Edition 5


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ISBN-13: 9780205453320
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 04/21/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.37(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Models of Teaching and Developing as a Teacher.

Teacher Knowledge and Developing as a Teacher.

Research and the Teacher’s Role in Learning.

The Need for Instructional Alternatives.

A Models Approach to Teaching.

2. Learning, Motivation, and Models of Teaching.

Learning: The Evolution from Behaviorist to Cognitive Views.

Principles of Cognitive Learning Theory.

Our Cognitive Architecture.

Motivation and Learning.

3. Essential Teaching Strategies and the Teaching of Thinking.

Essential Teaching Strategies: The Foundation for Teaching Effectiveness.

Essential Teaching Strategies and Classroom management: Creating Productive Learning Environments.

Essential Teaching Strategies: The Influence of Our Cognitive Architecture.

Beyond Effective Teaching: Teaching for Thinking and Understanding.

4. Group Interaction Models.

Group Interaction Models: An Overview.

Group Interaction Models: Theoretical Foundations.

Groupwork Strategies.

Cooperative Learning Models.

The Discussion Model.

5. The Inductive Model.

The Inductive Model: An Overview.

The Inductive Model: Theoretical Foundations.

Learning Objectives for the Inductive Model.

Planning Lessons with the Inductive Model.

Implementing Lessons Using the Inductive Model.

Adapting the Model to Varying Teaching Contexts.

Assessing Student Learning.

6. The Concept Attainment Model.

The Concept Attainment Model: An Overview.

The Concept Attainment Model: Theoretical Foundations.

The Concept Attainment and Inductive Models: Similarities and Differences.

Planning lessons using the Concept Attainment Model.

Implementing Lessons with the Concept Attainment Model.

Using the Concept Attainment Model to Increase Motivation and Self-Regulation.

Modifications of Concept Attainment Activities.

Assessing Student Learning in Concept Attainment Activities.

7. The Integrative Model.

The Integrative Model: An Overview.

The Integrative Model: Theoretical Perspectives.

Learning Objectives for the Integrative Model.

Planning Lessons with the Integrative Model.

Implementing Lessons Using the Integrative Model.

Using the Integrative Model to Increase Student Motivation.

Modifications of the Integrative Model.

Assessing Student Learning.

8. Problem-Based Learning Models.

Problem-Based Learning: An Overview.

Problem-Based Learning: Theoretical Foundations.

The Problem-Solving Model.


Using Technology to Support Problem-Based Learning.

Increasing Motivation with Problem-Based Learning.

Assessing Learning in Problem-Based activities.

9. The Direct Instruction Model.

The Direction Instruction Model: An Overview.

The Direct Instruction Model: Theoretical Perspectives.

Planning Lessons with the Direct Instruction Model.

Implementing lessons using the Direct Instruction Model.

Increasing Motivation with the Direct Instruction Model.

The Direct Instruction Model: Variations.

Assessing Student Understanding.

10. The Lecture-Discussion Model.

The Lecture-Discussion Model: An Overview.

The Lecture-Discussion Model: Theoretical Perspectives.

Planning for Lecture Discussions.

Implementing Lecture-Discussion Lessons.

Variations of the Model.

Assessing Lecture-Discussion Lessons.

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