Applying Twelve Different Learning Theories to Improve Classroom Teaching: Ways to Close the Achievement Gap

Applying Twelve Different Learning Theories to Improve Classroom Teaching: Ways to Close the Achievement Gap

By: Delores S. Harvey (author), George R. Taylor (author), Stephanie Johns Hawkins (author)Hardback

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Contents

Preface; Foreword by Leonyte Lewis; Acknowledgements; 1. The Goals and Philosophy of Education; 2. The Learning Experiment; 3. Emotions and Motivation in Learning; 4. Contributions of Early Theories; 5. Application of Behavioral Theories; 6. Social Learning Strategies; 7. Application of Social Learning Theories; 8. Cognitive Psychology; 9. Impact of Early Cognitive Theorists; 10. Conceptual Learning; 11. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving; 12. Holistic Learning and Education; 13. Reciprocal Teaching; 14. Theory of Multiple Intelligence; 15. Brain-Based Learning; 16. Integrating Learning Styles Into the Curriculum; 17. A Proposed Model for Closing the Achievement Gap; 18. Some Concluding Remarks; Appendices; A Descriptions of the Eighth Intelligence; B Multiple Intelligence Survey; C Using Brain Research to Impact Instruction for All Learners; D Brain Research in Adolescence; E Resource Materials on Brain-Based Learning; F The National Center for Teaching Thinking "All Students Can Be Good Thinkers"; G Imaging Study Reveals Brain Function of Poor Readers Can Improve; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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  • publication date: 01/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780773449756
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 396
  • ID: 9780773449756
  • ISBN10: 0773449752

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