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This text describes teaching strategies that can be used by teachers and trainers in all instructional settings: primary, secondary and vocational as well as other post-school education. It will be particularly useful for student education teachers, both as a text for their theoretical studies and as a reference source during their practical teaching years. The text examines a number of different teaching strategies including direct instruction, discussion, small-group work, cooperative learning, problemsolving, student research, role play and student writing. Additionally, this edition covers new developments in the area of teaching and learning (such as reflective practice) and outcomes-based education - an increasing trend in education. These changes will bring the text in line with the requirements in preservice education and the classroom. The text also covers up-to-date issues such as bullying and ethical relationships between teachers and students.

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Genre Book : Classroom management
Author Book : Roy Killen
Publisher : Cengage Learning Australia
Release Book : 2006-10
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0170132773


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This clearly written text, based on 25 years of research, considers the factors that are changing today's schools and prepares teachers to meet the challenges and to discover the opportunities for professional growth. Thoroughly revised for streamlined presentation, this top-selling text retains its conversational style and provides research-based effective teaching practices that are practical and realistic. Prior achievement. Ability. Learning style. Culture and ethnicity. Home and family. Instructional methods: explaining, lecturing, drill and practice, and recitation. Indirect instructional methods: group discussion, collaboration, and discovery and problem-solving activities. Self-directed learning. Metacognitive techniques. Teacher mediation. Cooperative learning. Classroom management. Performance assessment. For anyone with an interest in general K-12 methods.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Gary D. Borich
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2000
Download Book : 515 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0139361308


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Methods for Effective Teaching discusses research-based general teaching methods for K-12 classrooms that promote student understanding while emphasizing contemporary issues, including differentiating your instruction and making instruction modifications based on student differences. This edition offers new content on strategies that promote student understanding, critical competencies of effective teachers, teacher dispositions, integrating technology in instruction, differentiating instruction, managing lesson delivery, motivating students, and working with parents. Thorough coverage of classroom management and discipline includes discussion of dynamic ways to create a positive learning environment. Pedagogical features on technology, learning communities, and instructional modifications for diverse classrooms engage the reader in thoughtful consideration of chapter concepts.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Paul R. Burden
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release Book : 2007
Download Book : 378 Pages
ISBN-10 : UVA:X030114167


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Featuring a wealth of reflection activities and connections to standards, this concise, easy-to-read teaching methods text equips students with the content knowledge and skills they need to become effective K–8 teachers. The book maximizes instructional flexibility, reflects current educational issues, highlights recent research, and models best pedagogical practices. Current and realistic examples, a section in each chapter on using technology in the classroom, and material on differentiating instruction for diverse learners—including students with special needs and English language learners—make this a must-have resource for any K–8 teacher.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Kenneth D. Moore
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2011-01-28
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781452236698


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This bestselling book is a unique introduction to the practice of university teaching and its underlying theory. This new edition has been fully revised and updated in view of the extensive changes which have taken place in higher education over the last decade and includes new material on the higher education context, evaluation and staff development. The first part of the book provides an outline of the experience of teaching and learning from the student's point of view, out of which grows a set of prinicples for effective teaching in higher education. Part two shows how these ideas can enhance educational standards, looking in particular at four key areas facing every teacher in higher education: * Organising the content of undergraduate courses * Selecting teaching methods * Assessing student learning * Evaluating the effectivenesss of teaching. Case studies of exemplary teaching are used throughout to connect ideas to practice and to illustrate how to ensure better student learning. The final part of the book looks in more detail at appraisal, performance indicators, accountability and educational development and training. The book is essential reading for new and experienced lecturers, particularly those following formal programmes in university teaching, such as courses leading to ILT accreditation.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Paul Ramsden
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2003-09-02
Download Book : 288 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781134412051


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Practical in approach, this text focuses on how both pre-service and experienced teachers can demonstrate the attributes, acquire the competencies, and meet the standards essential to effective teaching. The framework for the text is the “Teacher Competency Profile.” Chapter by chapter, the essential knowledge and skills for effective teaching are presented. Each chapter contains recent research and best practice information with respect to the theme discussed. This is followed within each chapter with guidelines for teaching, practical approaches to information, extensive examples, cases, and activities. The sequential framework guides the pre-service student's professional development from basic teaching approaches to sophisticated strategies, methods, and skills. By identifying the essential competencies of teaching and providing guidelines for meeting professional standards, this text is also of value for use in seminars, workshops, and professional reading by practicing teachers.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Hellmut R. Lang
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release Book : 2006
Download Book : 509 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015063340353


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“Sensational book including state standard references.” Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â -Sue Anderson, Jamestown College “This comprehensive text provides a wealth of theoretical frameworks, examples, and authentic application activities to guide preservice teachers as well as current teachers in planning excellent instruction.” -Gail B. Hartin, Southern Methodist University A concise and easy-to-read K-12 methods text that covers the practical information about teaching that all effective teachers need This unique general teaching methods text offers a practical, skills-oriented focus that has been designed to maximize instructional flexibility. Applying the latest research findings and practical classroom practices, the Second Edition of Effective Instructional Strategies: From Theory to Practice provides thorough coverage of the strategies and skills essential to every teacher's repertoire. This Second Edition has been updated to reflect today's new educational issues and the latest pedagogy. New to the Second Edition Presents a reorganized chapter format and sequence, based on reader feedback, to be more reader friendly Aligns text chapters with national standards and assessments including INTASC, NCATE, and Praxis exam areas Adds a second Reflection on Teacher Practice (case study) to each chapter Accompanied by an extensive ancillary package! Web-based Student Study Site: www.sagepub.com/eis2study The interactive study site provides quizzes, student activities and discussion questions, portfolio and Praxis II connections, lesson planning activities, test preparation resources, and much more! Student's Resource CD: Bound to the text, this CD includes useful videos and classroom examples that provide students with the opportunity to expand their understanding of text materials. Instructor's Resource CD: An improved Instructor's Resource CD offers an extensive array of tools including PowerPoint presentations, an electronic test bank, tips on loading materials onto Blackboard/WebCT, sample syllabi for semester and quarter systems, teaching tips, and helpful web links. Contact Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) to request a copy (6 am - 5 pm, PST).

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Kenneth D. Moore
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2009
Download Book : 437 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781412956444


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Explains the different theories of teaching and learning, together with their underlying principles and methods. It defines the role of a teacher in the learning process and looks at the latest research on what contributes to effective practice.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Peter S. Westwood
Publisher : Aust Council for Ed Research
Release Book : 2008
Download Book : 105 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780864319128


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In a conversational style, this market-leading text shows how to apply effective, realistic, research-based teaching practices in today's heterogeneous classrooms. Effective Teaching Methods: Research-Based Practice, 8/E, prepares teachers to meet the many challenges presented by the changing face of the American school and classroom teaching today–and discover the opportunities for professional growth and advancement those changes provide. The content presented is the direct result of years of research and observation of effective teaching practices in actual classrooms. These are the experiences of real teachers in real classroom, showing teachers both what to do to meet today's teaching challenges, and how to do it. The 8th edition provides readers with new coverage of important topics including Multiple Intelligences, professional learning communities, working with parents, and standardized testing. A new chapter on Technology Integration includes information on 21st century learning technologies, why teaching with technology is important, and assessing technology integration as well as its effectiveness.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Gary D. Borich
Publisher : Pearson
Release Book : 2013-05-22
Download Book : 504 Pages
ISBN-10 : 013338909X


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Discusses the characteristics of learners with diverse curricular needs and presents principles for ensuring that the needs of these students are met.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Michael D. Coyne
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2007
Download Book : 274 Pages
ISBN-10 : UVA:X030114422