Mindful Learning

Author: Linda Campbell
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412966922
Format: PDF
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With new forms, techniques, and checklists, this second edition provides 101 strategies for using learners' prior knowledge.

Mentoring in Nursing

Author: Sheila C. Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107699
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Transformative Learning Theory offers a uniquely inclusive methodology across all levels of nursing education for educators and students focused on common nursing arenas and situations. This is the only book to present practical, innovative strategies for novice and experienced nurse educators to apply Transformative Learning Theory in various curricula, courses, and learning situations. Geared for adult and returning students, the text addresses common learning issues from both learner and teacher perspectives, enabling educators and students to apply Transformative Learning to evaluate their own authentic transformation throughout their careers. Key Features: Offers a uniquely inclusive theory and methodology "Transformative Learning Theory" across degree levels for educators and students Includes practical learning strategies and activities for a broad nursing curriculum Addresses the needs of novice nurse educators with clinical, but limited pedagogical, expertise and experienced nurse educators seeking new frameworks and techniques Provides direct application for classroom, online, or hybrid learning environments Covers all aspects of simulation Designed for graduate nursing education courses

Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences

Author: Linda Campbell
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences in an outstanding resource that offers expert analysis of Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligencesand the knowledge to extend this theory to effective classroom practice. Broad-based and comprehensive, this text describes implications for pedagogy, team-teaching, student strengths, curriculum, assessment, community involvement, and diverse classroom models. The authors devote one chapter to each of the eight intelligences. They define intelligence, provide a checklist for identifying it, suggest environmental considerations, and offer related teaching strategies. Additional chapters survey Gardner's recent work on teaching for understanding, performance-based assessment, and model MI school programs and student outcomes. New to this Edition New Chapter 1 on The Influence of MI Theory on Teacher's Beliefs and Classroom Practices reviews cases and research on student intelligence and shows how these beliefs can change educational goals and curriculum. Chapters 2-8 on Individual Intelligences have been revised with new technology implications, references and instructional strategies bringing these up to state of the art practice. Curriculum Development in Chapter 9 includes more examples of K-12 curriculums. Assessment has been enhanced with three new approaches to better illustrate current practice (Chapter 10). Lessons Learned (Chapter 11) surveys new research on 100 K-12 MI school programs with student achievement on standardized tests to discuss achievement gains. Not every student learns in the same way! Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences is an outstanding resource that offers expert analysis of Dr. Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligencesand the knowledge to extend this theory to effective classroom practice. Every teacher can develop students' eight intelligences and teach basic skills through multiple modes. Ready-to-use assessment tools and less

Social Decision Making social Problem Solving for Middle School Students

Author: Maurice J. Elias
Publisher: Research PressPub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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School counseling staff, as well as teachers and others running advisory or related groups, will find this manual to be useful for helping students succeed in middle school. At this critical point in their lives, young adolescents can move in a positive and hopeful direction, or they can enter into a negative, downward spiral. SDM/SPS provides students with basic school survival skills and research-based strategies for responsible decision making and problem solving. SDM/SPS uses a positive, project-oriented approach to help reduce school violence, foster social and emotional intelligence, improve academic effort and attention, develop multicultural perspectives, and prevent at-risk students from giving up on school. The authors present a thoroughly tested and effective approach for working with a broad spectrum of learners, including those with emotional and behavioral disorders. The manual includes numerous reproducible worksheets and assessment tools for tracking progress. It provides strategies for supporting academic achievement, improving media literacy skills, encouraging parent involvement, and implementing a school-community service project.

Study Max

Author: Lawrence J. Greene
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Set even your underachieving students on the road to academic success! The Study Max program provides teachers with a proven, effective method for improving students' study skills.

The Growth Mindset Playbook

Author: Annie Brock
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781612436876
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An easy-to-implement collection of creative ideas and new strategies that inspire students with the power of growth mindset The psychology of mindset continues to be the hottest topic of discussion among educators everywhere. Studies show growth mindset results in higher engagement, better test scores, and all-around greater student success. In this follow-up to widely praisedThe Growth Mindset Coach, education professionals Annie Brock and Heather Hundley show how to take mindset to the next level with further resources, examples, and ideas. The all new book is packed with detailed lesson plans, hands-on activities, and discussion points for talking with parents and other educators. Featuring up-to-date information on brain science and current mindset studies, The Growth Mindset Playbook shares fascinating research, tips, and strategies that help educators fully understand and implement growth mindset instruction and best practices. They break down the research and studies into actionable steps for building a culture of mindset not only in the classroom, but at the school level as well.

The Growth Mindset Coach

Author: Annie Brock
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612436269
Format: PDF, ePub
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A COMPLETE AND EASY-TO-FOLLOW GUIDE FOR INSPIRING EVERY STUDENT WITH THE POWER OF GROWTH MINDSET Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students’ potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. The Growth Mindset Coach provides all you need to foster a growth mindset classroom, including: • A Month-by-Month Program • Research-Based Activities • Hands-On Lesson Plans • Real-Life Educator Stories • Constructive Feedback • Sample Parent Letters Studies show that growth mindsets result in higher test scores, improved grades and more in-class involvement. When your students understand that their intelligence is not limited, they succeed like never before. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything.

Inspiring Independent Learning

Author: Mary Ann Rafoth
Publisher: National Education Assn
ISBN: 9780810629547
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides examples of embedded learning and study strategies, all of which represent success stories used by teachers and support teams in real classrooms. Seven chapters focus on: (1) "Overview: The Teacher's Role in Inspiring Independent Learning"; (2) "Primary Grades: Building a Strong Foundation" (e.g., simple memory strategies, following directions, and comprehension strategies); (3) "Intermediate Grades: Increasing the Role of Peers" (e.g., elaborative memory strategies, organizational skills, reading comprehension, and problem solving); (4) "Middle and High School: Developing Lifelong Habits" (e.g.; two approaches to independent learning, critical thinking and problem solving, and making the most of study skills classes); (5) "Assessing Metacognitive and Study Skills" (two interviews, working with individual students, and working with an entire class); (6) "Peer Tutoring and Independent Learning" (e.g., training tutors, encouraging tutors to be study skills coaches, and results of the program); and (7) "Assessing Independent Learning Skills" (student portfolios). Three appendixes present the metacognitive interview, the study skills interview, and a peer tutoring manual for the Share the Secret program. (Contains 25 bibliographic references.) (SM)