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Understanding And Engaging Adolescents

Author : Jeffrey Miller
ISBN : 9781452273389
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.2 MB
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A proven-to-work tool kit for motivating adolescent learners! Combining commonsense advice with social/behavioral psychology, this engaging book provides a comprehensive look at how adolescents learn and offers activities to inspire greater student interest and participation. The authors encourage you to create a vision statement for what you want to accomplish and provide the right tools to help you succeed. The book shows how to modify your instructional program by using: Three components of motivation Specific classroom management strategies Proven, brain-compatible activities that boost students’ academic, research, metacognitive, and social skills Steps to boost learners’ study skills Technology to support instruction
Category: Education

Engaging Adolescents

Author : Michael Hawton
ISBN : 9781775593355
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 87.88 MB
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Category: Family & Relationships

Engaging Adolescents In Reading

Author : John T. Guthrie
ISBN : 9781452294841
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.78 MB
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With contributions from content teachers, this insightful book discusses instructional approaches, student activities, and textbooks that can motivate reluctant learners to become active readers.
Category: Education

Just Playing The Part

Author : Christopher Worthman
ISBN : 9780807742457
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 39.81 MB
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Focusing on the transformative power of the creative arts process, Christopher Worthman offers readers a new way of thinking about literacy development and, specifically, the teaching of writing and out-of-school literacies. Rich with theoretical and practical insights, this groundbreaking ethnography describes and analyzes the writing development of a group of teenagers involved in a unique community-based teen theater project. Includes detailed descriptions of improvisational activities that can be adapted for use by other classes or ensembles.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing For Real

Author : Ross M. Burkhardt
ISBN : 9781571103581
Genre : Education
File Size : 67.58 MB
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Provides teachers with strategies to encourage their students to write.
Category: Education

Engaging Musical Practices

Author : Suzanne L. Burton
ISBN : 9781607094395
Genre : Music
File Size : 83.52 MB
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Middle school general music may be a student’s last encounter with school music. A practical book with accessible pedagogical resources on middle school general music is needed for methods courses and music practitioners' use. The book Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Middle School General Music presents numerous ways to engage adolescents in active music making that is relevant to their lives so that they may be more apt to continue their involvement with music as a lifetime endeavor. Structured in twelve chapters, the book begins with perspectives on adolescent development and working with students with special needs. Five chapters are devoted to the pedagogy of teaching students practical musical skills such as singing, playing the keyboard, guitar, drums and percussion. Chapters on starting a steel band, using informal and formal music learning strategies, incorporating technology, implementing world music techniques, composing in the classroom, and the use of music-based learning centers lead the reader into implementing musical approaches focused on the doing of making music. The book is filled with musical examples, sample rubrics, and resource lists that take the reader beyond the book’s content. Engaging Musical Practices provides exciting and classroom-tested content that connects in and out of school music making for adolescents, generating excitement for musical participation. This book is a necessity for any practitioner who teaches students in the middle grades or as a text for secondary general music methods courses.
Category: Music

Engaging Adolescent Learners

Author : ReLeah Cossett Lent
ISBN : UVA:X004898685
Genre : Education
File Size : 53.40 MB
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Offers suggestions for tailoring classroom practices to the motivational needs of each and every student and examines what it means to engage young adults in their learning.
Category: Education

Engaging Schools

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309084352
Genre : Education
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When it comes to motivating people to learn, disadvantaged urban adolescents are usually perceived as a hard sell. Yet, in a recent MetLife survey, 89 percent of the low-income students claimed “I really want to learn†applied to them. What is it about the school environmentâ€"pedagogy, curriculum, climate, organizationâ€"that encourages or discourages engagement in school activities? How do peers, family, and community affect adolescents’ attitudes towards learning? Engaging Schools reviews current research on what shapes adolescents’ school engagement and motivation to learnâ€"including new findings on students’ sense of belongingâ€"and looks at ways these can be used to reform urban high schools. This book discusses what changes hold the greatest promise for increasing students’ motivation to learn in these schools. It looks at various approaches to reform through different methods of instruction and assessment, adjustments in school size, vocational teaching, and other key areas. Examples of innovative schools, classrooms, and out-of-school programs that have proved successful in getting high school kids excited about learning are also included.
Category: Education

What Works When With Children And Adolescents

Author : Ann Vernon
ISBN : 0878224386
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 31.94 MB
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This practical handbook is designed for counselors, social workers, and psychologists in schools and mental health settings. It offers over 100 creative activities and effective interventions for individual counseling with children and adolescents (ages 6-18). The activities include stories, songs, games, worksheets, role plays, and other strategies that address problems, such as anger, anxiety/worry, depression, underachievement, procrastination, perfectionism, self-downing, and acting out. The interventions, which are based on the principles of rational emotive behavior therapy, can be used for helping students with normal developmental issues as well as for helping those with more serious emotional or behavioral problems. Vernon provides strategies for establishing a therapeutic relationship with students who are sometimes apprehensive or opposed to counseling. Several case studies are included to help illustrate the counseling techniques and interventions. The book also includes a chapter on working with parents and teachers. An accompanying CD of all the reproducible forms and student handouts is included with the book.
Category: Psychology

Pharmacotherapeutics In General Mental And Sexual Health

Author : Donald E. Greydanus
ISBN : 9783110255706
Genre : Medical
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Primary care clinicians are called on to care for adolescents in a time with increasing pharmacologic agents that are available in the management of these patients. The emphasis in this book is on the current pharmacologic treatment of common medical disorders in adolescents. Selected topics of practical relevance in adolescent medicine are covered. The goal of this book is to provide a succinct and practical guide specifically written for practicing physicians and allied health professionals who work with adolescents.
Category: Medical