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Conro, James L. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This book is a result of a study on best practices used by teachers. The author presents a comprehensive discussion of how successful teachers handle classroom management and details strategies increasing student achievement, teaching for retention and transfer, assessing student understanding, and more. Features include: (1) Real-life classroom…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Student Relationship, Beginning Teachers
Sprenger, Marilee – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005
When teaching a lesson, do students remember the information the next day? The next week? Will they retain that information long enough to use it on a high-stakes test and, most importantly, will they retain it well enough to make use of it in their lives beyond school? "How to Teach So Students Remember" offers seven steps to increase students'…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Teaching Methods, Mnemonics, Long Term Memory
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Halpern, Diane F.; Hakel, Milton D. – Change, 2003
Discusses why experts from different areas of the learning sciences conclude that higher education's primary goals--enhancing long-term retention and the transfer of knowledge--depend on educators applying tested principles drawn from what is now known about human learning. Describes some of these principles. (EV)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Retention (Psychology)
Fiore, Carole D. – 1998
This book provides a theoretical basis for summer library reading programs, and provides hands-on knowledge about what really works in summer library programs, culled from the experience of librarians across the country. The book contains an introduction--"What Are Summer Library Reading Programs"--and five chapters. Chapter 1--"The…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Libraries, Library Extension
Gillam, Ronald B. – 1998
This book contains articles from two issues of "Topics in Language Disorders" that focus on recent developments in the understanding of short-term memory, working memory, and long-term memory systems and their relationship to language comprehension, lexical development, early academic development, later academic development, and communication…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Cognitive Processes
Cipriano, Jeri S. – 1996
This book, designed for students in grades 4 to 6, provides advice to help them do homework independently and successfully. Part 1, "Developing Good Habits," presents exercises and tips on organization and time management, including a self-inventory of homework habits, assistance in goal setting, and designing a personal schedule. Part 2, "Getting…
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Home Study, Homework, Intermediate Grades
Diaz-Lefebvre, Rene – 1989
Several factors are related to adult students' completion or noncompletion of reading assignments before class--lack of study time, their motivation for taking college classes, their need to feel involved in the learning process, and their expectations for success in the classroom. One of the biggest fears of adults returning to a school…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Feedback, Goal Orientation
Sodac, David G., Ed.; And Others – 1988
This manual presents Iowa standards for special programs for students with behavioral disorders, describes interventions which appear appropriate for such students, and notes shortcomings with current practices that accentuate the need for these standards. Chapter titles and authors include: "Overview of Project" (Carl Smith and Dennis Dykstra);…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
Hodges, Daniel L. – Focus on Productivity, 1982
To aid instructors in teaching their students to use effective methods of memorization, this article outlines major memory methods, provides examples of their use, evaluates the methods, and discusses ways students can be taught to apply them. First, common, but less effective, memory methods are presented, including reading and re-reading…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Memorization
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Gillam, Ronald B. – Topics in Language Disorders, 1997
Summarizes findings on the relationship of working memory and long-term memory to language impairments. Language interventions are discussed, including promoting attention, speaking clearly and slowly, promoting phonological coding, planning activities around topics familiar to the learners, helping learners organize new knowledge, and providing…
Descriptors: Attention Span, Children, Encoding (Psychology), Intervention
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Schwartz, Daniel L. – Optometric Education, 1993
A guide to development of effective computer-assisted instruction outlines four essential phases (planning, design, execution, and distribution), with specific activities to occur in each phase. In addition, frequent internal review is seen as critical to effective application. (MSE)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education
Morse, Susan C. – Thrust for Educational Leadership, 1992
Studies suggest that disadvantaged and migrant students suffer more from retention losses during nonschooling time. Strategies to reduce forgetting include providing year-round schools, shifting supplementary education services to nonschool periods, and reshaping the curriculum to focus on complex and meaningful tasks. (MLF)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment
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Fox, Nancy V. – Journal of Reading, 1989
Argues that research conducted in the last 10 years yields impressive evidence for the effectiveness of several innovative teaching and coaching practices of interest to reading supervisors. Offers 7 tips for improving the retention of information offered during inservice education and facilitating the transfer of that information to the…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Retention (Psychology)
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Peters, Ellen, Ed.; Dixon, Robert – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1987
Research based suggestions are presented for effective vocabulary instruction strategies, including: learning new labels; learning concepts; and learning to learn meanings. Regardless of the method chosen, it is crucial that students: demonstrate generalization abilities; be given time to learn new material; periodically review what they learn;…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Learning Strategies
Instructor, 1985
Research reviewed by David Berliner indicates that field trips help students retain and supplement knowledge gained from a unit of study. Ursula Casanova Pinero offers suggestions for making the most out of field trips. (CB)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips, Retention (Psychology), Teaching Methods
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