Teaching How to Learn: The Teacher's Guide to Student Success

Teaching How to Learn: The Teacher's Guide to Student Success

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ISBN-13: 9781634503747
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 02/09/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kenneth A.Kiewra is an expert on learning strategies, homework, and study methods. A professor of educational psycholgy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he presents regulary at AERA and other national confereces, in addition to working with local schools. Kiewra is the author of two textbooks with Prentice Hall and Allyn & Bacon, as well as dozens of journal articles. His research interests include: learning strategies, knowledge representation, strategies for note-taking and studying, cognitive factors related to writing ability, and the development of talent and expertise.

Table of Contents

Foreword William H. Peltz vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

About the Author xvii

Part I Soar Strategies

Chapter 1 Helping Students Soar 3

Chapter 2 Helping Students Select 17

Chapter 3 Helping Students Organize 37

Chapter 4 Helping Students Associate 67

Chapter 5 Helping Students Regulate 91

Interlude 114

Part II Support Strategies

Chapter 6 Helping Students Motivate 119

Chapter 7 Helping Students Manage Behavior 139

Chapter 8 Helping Students Become Extraordinary 157

References 173

Index 179

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