Mindful Learning

Author: Linda Campbell
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412966922
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With new forms, techniques, and checklists, this second edition provides 101 strategies for using learners' prior knowledge.

Teaching Strategies A Guide To Effective Instruction

Author: Donald Orlich
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0547212933
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TEACHING STRATEGIES: A GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION, 9th Edition, is an introductory core text known for its practical, applied help with commonly used classroom teaching strategies and tactics. Appropriate for both traditional and non-traditional education students, as well as those enrolled in site-based teacher education programs, the text focuses on topics such as lesson-planning, questioning, and small-group and cooperative-learning strategies. The book’s hallmark strength--solid coverage of teaching strategies and applications--continues in this new edition with even more teaching applications and an engaging feature that highlights real-life voices from the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Unleashing The Potential Of The Teenage Brain

Author: Barry Corbin
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412957621
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Provides teachers with specific guidelines to establish an optimal learning environment for teenagers and offers case studies that illustrate how to translate theory into workable classroom practice.

Thinking About Teaching And Learning

Author: Robert N. Leamnson
Editor: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781579220136
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Here is a compelling read for every teacher in higher education who wants to refresh or reexamine his or her classroom practice. Building on the insights offered by recent discoveries about the biological basis of learning, and on his own thought-provoking definitions of teaching, learning and education, the author proceeds to the practical details of instruction that teachers are most interested in - the things that make or break teaching. Practical and thoughtful, and based on forty years of teaching, wide reading and much reflection, Robert Leamnson provides teachers with a map to develop their own teaching philosophy, and effective nuts-and-bolts advice. His approach is particularly useful for those facing a cohort of first year students less prepared for college and university. He is concerned to develop in his students habits and skills that will equip them for a lifetime of learning. He is especially alert to the psychology of students. He also understands, and has experienced, the typical frustration and exasperation teachers feel when students ingeniously elude their teachers' loftiest goals and strategies. Most important, he has good advice about how to cope with the challenge. This guide will appeal to college teachers in all disciplines.

Mentoring In Nursing

Author: Sheila C. Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107699
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Transformative Learning Theory offers a uniquely inclusive methodology across all levels of nursing education for educators and students focused on common nursing arenas and situations. This is the only book to present practical, innovative strategies for novice and experienced nurse educators to apply Transformative Learning Theory in various curricula, courses, and learning situations. Geared for adult and returning students, the text addresses common learning issues from both learner and teacher perspectives, enabling educators and students to apply Transformative Learning to evaluate their own authentic transformation throughout their careers. Key Features: Offers a uniquely inclusive theory and methodology "Transformative Learning Theory" across degree levels for educators and students Includes practical learning strategies and activities for a broad nursing curriculum Addresses the needs of novice nurse educators with clinical, but limited pedagogical, expertise and experienced nurse educators seeking new frameworks and techniques Provides direct application for classroom, online, or hybrid learning environments Covers all aspects of simulation Designed for graduate nursing education courses

Teaching Unprepared Students

Author: Kathleen F. Gabriel
Editor: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1620367955
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As societal expectations about attending college have grown, professors report increasing numbers of students who are unprepared for the rigors of postsecondary education—not just more students with learning disabilities (whose numbers have more than tripled), but students (with and without special admission status) who are academically at-risk because of inadequate reading, writing and study skills. This book provides professors and their graduate teaching assistants—those at the front line of interactions with students—with techniques and approaches they can use in class to help at-risk students raise their skills so that they can successfully complete their studies. The author shares proven practices that will not only engage all students in a class, but also create the conditions—while maintaining high standards and high expectations—to enable at-risk and under-prepared students to develop academically and graduate with good grades. The author also explains how to work effectively with academic support units on campus. Within the framework of identifying those students who need help, establishing a rapport with them, adopting inclusive teaching strategies, and offering appropriate guidance, the book presents the theory teachers will need, and effective classroom strategies. The author covers teaching philosophy and goals; issues of discipline and behavior; motivation and making expectations explicit; classroom climate and learning styles; developing time management and study skills; as well as the application of “universal design” strategies. The ideas presented here—that the author has successfully employed over many years—can be easily integrated into any class.

The Growth Mindset Coach

Author: Annie Brock
Editor: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612436269
Size: 13,59 MB
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A COMPLETE AND EASY-TO-FOLLOW GUIDE FOR INSPIRING EVERY STUDENT WITH THE POWER OF GROWTH MINDSET Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students’ potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. The Growth Mindset Coach provides all you need to foster a growth mindset classroom, including: • A Month-by-Month Program • Research-Based Activities • Hands-On Lesson Plans • Real-Life Educator Stories • Constructive Feedback • Sample Parent Letters Studies show that growth mindsets result in higher test scores, improved grades and more in-class involvement. When your students understand that their intelligence is not limited, they succeed like never before. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything.

No Failing Students

Author: Diane Hunt
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781505684469
Size: 16,34 MB
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When problem-students meet a teacher with a plan everyone can have a happy outcome... "The atmosphere in the classroom was toxic. It was a mixture of regular students, special needs students and a couple of 'professional troublemakers' that wore ankle bracelets But it wasn't the 'ankle bracelet students' that were causing the problem... There were three specific students in the 'center of the storm'. "Yes ... These three kids have been a problem since the beginning of the year... we might need to have them take summer school" Said the Vice-Principal when I asked him why these particular kids were having such a difficult time. But you see, this was not my first teaching position. And I wasn't going to let that happen... I implemented the 'No Failings Students' teaching method in this class. And sure, there were some objections at first, But as the weeks went by, there was less fighting... Fewer airplanes whizzing by. And less failing grades. But what made the biggest impact was that the atmosphere in the classroom changed completely. It wasn't just these three kids that were 'saved', it was the entire class. Here's what you'll discover in "No Failing Students..". -Seven well organized proven student success strategies for immediate implementation for maximum achievement with elementary school, middle school, and high school students. -Detailed examples of how to identify vocabulary that is essential for students learning and success in your classroom. -An easy proven way to identify which students will struggle with your content so you can give assistance immediately to reach and meet the needs of every learner in your classroom. -Clever Ideas for using learning styles and strategies without compromising academic rigor. -A time-saving plan for re-designing practice work using active learning, higher order thinking skills and learning styles in education for every grade level in every subject area. There is no need to give up your personal life to have successful students. -Assessment formats that can be adapted by any teacher to increase a student's confidence and success on assessments yet save you hours of time. -Professional development for educators to identify and eliminate practices that cause students to fail. The most important benefit of this book is that in a short period of time you can move students from failure to involved, confident, successful, happy learners.

Mindful Learning

Author: Dr. Craig Hassed
Editor: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834800276
Size: 17,87 MB
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Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), as pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn and others, is now being successfully applied in myriad areas of human activity—and most recently, in education. It’s no surprise that psychologists and educators have found that mindfulness-based practices improve attention and performance and reduce stress in the classroom and in other school-based activities. This practical guide explains mindfulness and its applications and shows educators how it can be used with students. Topics include • cultivating resilience and managing stress • emotional development • communication and relationships • mindful use of technology • mindfulness for enhancing creativity • mindfulness and sports • teaching with attention • working with resistance • managing personal stress in the classroom • and much more This book is essential reading for teachers, counselors, parents of children high-school-age and above, and college and graduate students.