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Ten Best Teaching Practices
How Brain Research and Learning Styles Define Teaching Competencies

Third Edition


November 2010 | 152 pages | Corwin

"This excellent book is up-to-date with the expanding role of technology in education and offers endless ready-to-implement suggestions and plenty of illustrative material while linking everything to brain research. It is easy to understand, thoughtfully crafted, and right on the mark."
Beth Madison, Principal
George Middle School, Portland, OR

Engage, motivate, and inspire students with today's best practices

This third edition of what has become a classic methods text reveals the most current approaches to inspire and motivate students. Donna Walker Tileston engages readers with real-life classroom examples, proven techniques for reaching every learner, and up-to-date strategies, all outlined in her reader-friendly style. She incorporates the latest research on brain-compatible pedagogy and learning styles throughout the updated chapters on today's most critical topics, including:

  • Using formative assessment for best results
  • Integrating technology to connect students' school and home lives
  • Differentiating instruction to inspire every student
  • Connecting with children of various cultures, including those who live in poverty
  • Creating a collaborative learning environment

Each chapter includes helpful lists, charts, and graphs. New and veteran teachers will find a treasure trove of invaluable tried-and-true strategies throughout this handy reference.


 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
1. Creating an Environment That Facilitates Learning
 
2. Differentiating for Different Learning Styles
 
3. Helping Students Make Connections From Prior Knowledge
 
4. Teaching for Long-Term Memory
 
5. Constructing Knowledge Through Higher-Level Thinking Processes
 
6. Fostering Collaborative Learning
 
7. Bridging the Gap Between All Learners
 
8. Evaluating Learning with Authentic Assessments
 
9. Encouraging In-Depth Understanding with Real-World Applications
 
10. Integrating Technology Seamlessly Into Instruction
 
11. Putting It All Together
 
References
 
Index

“This excellent book is up-to-date with the expanding role of technology in education, has endless ready-to-implement suggestions, is easy to understand, has plenty of illustrative material, and ties everything to brain research. It is thoughtfully crafted and right on the mark.”

Beth Madison, Principal
George Middle School, Portland, OR
Key features
An update of a classic resource, Ten Best Teaching Practices, Third Edition includes:

  • Classroom examples illustrating how each teaching practice can be implemented
  • Proven techniques for reaching all learners, in diverse classroom contexts
  • Up-to-the-minute information on integrating technology
  • Helpful lists, charts, and graphs in every chapter

 

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