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ERIC Number: ED473259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 191
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ISBN: ISBN-0-7619-4572-5
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Mindful Learning: 101 Proven Strategies for Student and Teacher Success.
Campbell, Linda
This book outlines 101 tried-and-true strategies for making teaching more effective. Grounded in research from the cognitive sciences and best classroom practices, the strategies are divided into the following areas: "Beginning With What Students Know: Activating Prior Knowledge" (e.g., visual sequencing, speaking categorically, and guided anticipation); "Active Learning: An Essential Classroom Ingredient" (e.g., visual story mapping, guided learning, and conducting scientific inquiry); "Ensuring Gender-Fair Instruction: For Female and Male Students" (e.g., seeking student feedback on gender dynamics, quality questioning, and peer support networks); "Teaching Diverse Students: Addressing Language, Class, Culture, and Ability Differences in the Classroom" (e.g., leveling lessons, engaging the gifted, and collaborative note taking); and "Assessing Student Performance" (e.g., test-taking matters, test-taking rules for students, and making rubrics). Each section presents strategies and examines what the research says about using such strategies. (SM)
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (Paperbound: ISBN-0-7619-4572-5, $29.95; Hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-4571-7, $65.95). Tel: 805-499-9734 or 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 805-499-5323 or 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); e-mail: order@corwinpress.com; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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