Description : The author discusses stages in the learning cycle, diverse learning styles, and how the classroom environment and different teaching methods influence children's ability to learn.
Description : `This is a rare find, a book that manages to turn educational theory into accessible practice. It will appeal to teachers, managers, support staff and anyone interested in how we learn...This is a book relevant to everyone involved in education as it gets right to the heart of what makes us achieve: motivation. An empowering read - don't miss it!' - Support for Learning `As the title suggests, motivation is a key theme, and this is explored with reference to theoretical perspectives on learning and how these can be translated into practice. A real strength of the book lies in its emphasis on the importance of managing learning and developing effective whole-school approaches to improving the motivation of pupils' - SENCO Update Help all your students become better learners! This book tells you how to recognise and meet the individual needs of different kinds of learners, and provides adaptable strategies for helping every learner develop their own successful approach to learning. Packed full of advice, the book contains: o ideas for ways to motivate all pupils o a chapter on learning styles in the early years o advice on how to create the best learning environment possible o questionnaires, memory games and organizational charts o key practice points o visual summaries at the end of each chapter The practical ideas offered in this book will be invaluable to all class teachers, trainee teachers and SENCOs.
Description : Best Practices for Building the Rich Vocabulary Students Need to Achieve Reading, Writing, and the Content Areas Research shows that a large vocabulary is vital for students' success with reading comprehension, standardized tests, and communication skills. Here, Karen Bromley offers a wealth of teacher-tested activities designed to help all learners master words for all subject areas. She devotes chapters to using context, using structure, and investigating words. The result? The most complete, useful guide to teaching vocabulary available.
Description : Using classroom photographs, forms, and dialogue examples, "The Cornerstone" shows how to design instructional routines that facilitate learning.
Description : Argues for a change in school culture from one that tolerates cheating to one in which every effort is made to support honesty and offers practical ideas that can be used in the classroom or at home.
Description : A market leader for the study skills course, COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, Seventh Edition is a wide-ranging, practical text that focuses on helping students become actively engaged in their own learning. The text incorporates active learning strategies to help students succeed in college by introducing a strategy, allowing them to practice it, and having them do self-assessments to gain feedback on their own success. This variety of strategies and activities, as well as authentic and engaging text material from numerous core subject areas, gives students opportunities to apply what they are learning to their course work in other college classes. The Seventh Edition has a new focus on motivation. Chapter (1) Getting Motivated focuses on the importance of motivation in college success. More information on the causes of motivation problems and strategies for increasing motivation are also included, and each of the chapters that follow in the text strengthens the connection between motivation and the strategies that are presented, so that students continue to increase their motivation throughout the course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : "Provides field-tested, helpful materials to improve course design, make better use of technology, maximize in-class time, and boost student engagement"--
Description : The author helps teachers develop classroom management plans through a five-step process that includes introspection, observation, plan development, implementation, and plan revision.
Description : 500 Tips for Teachers is essential reading for all teachers, providing easy access to essential tried and tested ideas in its unique user-friendly way. This book aims to save you time and to help promote student centred and active learning. The topics and advice covered include techniques for effective teaching and classroom management; planning and assessment; using teaching and learning resources well; supporting pupils' learning; providing personal and pastoral care; being an effective colleague; and using ICT in the classroom. This active book will make stimulating reading for both new and experienced practitioners in primary, further and higher education, teacher trainees and all those for whom teaching forms a part of their job.