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Educating The More Able Student

Author : Martin Stephen
ISBN : 9781473927810
Genre : Education
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An unprecedented collaboration between leading names from the independent and state sectors, this thought-provoking book addresses the current crisis in education for the most able. Grounded in the classroom, the authors draw on their own first-hand experiences and international research to scrutinise techniques and practices from leading countries, exploring the more divisive issues that have damaged teaching worldwide. Demonstrating what works well in teaching the most able, and also what does not work, the book offers a radical solution, a stimulus to thought and a way forward for teachers, academics and all those with responsibility for ensuring high standards in education, including governments and members of regulatory authorities. Considering it for your course reading list? Lecturers can order their e-inspection copy!
Category: Education

Growing Artists Teaching The Arts To Young Children

Author : Joan Bouza Koster
ISBN : 9781285743141
Genre : Education
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GROWING ARTISTS: TEACHING THE ARTS TO YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition, provides early childhood educators with the theoretical framework and background knowledge needed to design creative arts activities for young children from infancy through the primary grades. Beautifully illustrated with children's artwork, it features a wealth of child-tested, open-ended dramatic arts, music, creative dance, and visual art activities that foster children's creativity. Examples of teaching in action model how to be an enthusiastic and effective teacher of the arts process. This book provides a rich-resource of ideas and approaches that will inspire all those who work with young children to explore the arts process with them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Expansive Education

Author : Bill Lucas
ISBN : 9780335247561
Genre : Education
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This book offers a powerful manifesto for schools to articulate a different vision of education that looks beyond exam success.
Category: Education

You Are Smarter Than You Think

Author : Thomas Armstrong
ISBN : 9788184957778
Genre : Self-Help
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Being smart is more than getting good grades in school. It’s more than reading well, solving math problems, memorizing facts, and having a high IQ. Psychologist Dr. Howard Gardner studied how kids and adults learn. He discovered many different ways people can be smart. You can be Music Smart. People Smart. Self Smart. Nature Smart. Life Smart. Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences has changed how teachers teach in schools around the world. Look inside to: • Learn about the nine different intelligences and what they mean • Find out which ones you have (Hint: You already have all nine, just in different degrees) • Make the most of your strongest intelligences • Strengthen your other intelligences • Use all nine intelligences at school, at home, and everywhere you go • Discover more about who you are and who you can be • Understand and get along better with the people around you • Look to the future and how you’ll use your smarts when you get older Quick quizzes help you identify the many ways you’re smart. Did You Know? boxes entertain you with fascinating facts. Easy-to-use lists give you lots of fun ways to build your smarts. Resources point you toward books, magazines, and websites where you can learn even more. Because it’s not about how smart you are, but how you are smart. Thomas Armstrong, PhD, is an award-winning author and speaker with 40 years of teaching experience and over 1 million copies of his books in print. He has authored 15 books, including Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom; written numerous articles for Parenting, Ladies’ Home Journal, Family Circle, and other periodicals; and appeared on several national and international television and radio programs, from NBC’s Today show to the BBC.
Category: Self-Help

Multiple Intelligences In The Classroom

Author : Thomas Armstrong
ISBN : 9781416607892
Genre : Education
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"To respect the many differences between people"--this is what Howard Gardner says is the purpose of learning about multiple intelligences (MI) theory, which holds that the human mind is composed of eight intelligences--linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic--plus a possible ninth (existential). This updated 3rd edition of Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, Thomas Armstrong's bestselling practical guide for educators, includes two new chapters that address the worldwide reach of MI and rebut some common criticisms of the theory. This new edition includes updated information and resources throughout the text to help educators at all levels apply MI theory to curriculum development, lesson planning, assessment, special education, cognitive skills, educational technology, career development, educational policy, and more. The book includes dozens of practical tips, strategies, and examples from real schools and districts. Armstrong provides tools, resources, and ideas that educators can immediately use to help students of all ages achieve their fullest potential in life.
Category: Education

How Students Learn

Author : Committee on How People Learn: A Targeted Report for Teachers
ISBN : 9780309089500
Genre : Education
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How Students Learn: Science in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness. Organized for utility, the book explores how the principles of learning can be applied in science at three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. Leading educators explain in detail how they developed successful curricula and teaching approaches, presenting strategies that serve as models for curriculum development and classroom instruction. Their recounting of personal teaching experiences lends strength and warmth to this volume. This book discusses how to build straightforward science experiments into true understanding of scientific principles. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
Category: Education

Life Learning Is For Everyone

Author : Donald Bailey
ISBN : 1469779293
Genre : Education
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“Anyone interested in disability, in education, in helping broaden the horizon of opportunities for young people exiting special education will be the wiser for having read this book. Readable, fast-paced, well written, and instructive—this book provides fascinating and important insight into the brilliant leadership, hard work, and innovative education program development of one individual . . . Donald Bailey” Madeleine Will Vice President of Public Policy National Down Syndrome Society “Donald Bailey demonstrates the power parents have to create new and better options for their children with intellectual disabilities and makes it clear that the first step in his journey was listening to his son’s dreams and believing that they were possible. In recounting his personal journey of hope, disappointment, and ultimately success, Donald demonstrates that all parents have the power to make change happen. I hope that every person, parent, teacher, and policymaker who reads this book sees in it a reflection of their own potential to make the dream of college into reality. These efforts will pay dividends for years to come for families of students with intellectual disabilities in South Carolina and throughout our country. “ Meg Grigal, PhD Co-Director, Think College Institute for Community Inclusion UMASS-Boston “This book will inform and empower any American who cares about ensuring that young adults with intellectual disabilities get the postsecondary experiences they deserve to realize their potential. The process that occurred in South Carolina provides a viable blueprint to provide postsecondary options for any young person who is intellectually challenged, regardless of where they live.” Jim Rex, PhD Former South Carolina State Superintendent of Education “This is a must-read story of a family with an unwavering devotion to the education of their son. It seems as though every parent I talk to feels as if they are the only one on this educational journey. With a real-life happy ending, this book provides insight into one family’s educational journey and the impact that the journey will have on generations to come for students with disabilities.” Edie Cusack Director of REACH Program at College of Charleston All proceeds from the sale of this book will be used to fund scholarships for students with intellectual disabilities enrolled in CTC-sponsored postsecondary programs in South Carolina.
Category: Education

Teaching For Wisdom Intelligence Creativity And Success

Author : Robert J. Sternberg
ISBN : 9781632209887
Genre : Education
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The essential guide for teaching beyond the test! Students with strong higher-order thinking skills are more likely to become successful, lifelong learners. Based on extensive, collaborative research by leading authorities in the field, this book shows how to implement teaching and learning strategies that nurture intelligence, creativity, and wisdom. This practical teaching manual offers an overview of the WICS model—Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, Synthesized—which helps teachers foster students' capacities for effective learning and problem solving. Teachers will find examples for language arts, history, mathematics, and science in Grades K–12, as well as: Hands-on strategies for enhancing students' memory, analytical, creative, and practical skills Guidelines on teaching and assessing for successful intelligence Details on how to apply the model in the classroom Teacher reflection sections, suggested readings, and sample planning checklists Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success is ideal for educators seeking to broaden their teaching repertoire as they expand the skills and abilities of students at all levels.
Category: Education

The Utne Reader

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ISBN : WISC:89034839969
Genre : Underground press publications
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