Learning That Never Ends demystifies the concept of lifelong learning in a way that makes it easy and accessible for all. This work literally levels the playing field for any and all students to find success in life. Every idea, every tool provided comes from fifteen years of research and experimentation across socioeconomic levels and subject areas from elementary to college, in hundreds of classrooms. With the ideas from this book, you can empower all students with the qualities of a lifelong learner.
Margie Pearse has over 25 years of teaching experience with certifications in elementary education, mathematics, and English as a second language; and is presently an instructional consultant, college professor, and lead author of Teaching Numeracy: 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking. Margie's passion to empower all students with the qualities they need to succeed in life led her to the discovery of Learning That Never Ends. Mary Dunwoody has a professional career that spans more than 35 years in education, with extensive experience in classroom teaching as well as educational leadership. Currently Mary works as an independent educational consultant mentoring teachers and principals as they deepen their own understanding of the Qualities of a Lifelong Learner.
Foreword Dr. Rina Vassallo Preface: Learning that never ends: The discovery, the research, the qualities, and the passion to pass it on! Acknowledgements About the Authors Introduction: Chapter 1: Lifelong Learners are Tenacious Chapter 2: Lifelong Learners are Reflective Chapter 3: Lifelong Learners are Metacognitive Chapter 4: Lifelong Learners are Divergent Thinkers Chapter 5: Lifelong Learners are Self-efficacious Chapter 6: Lifelong Learners See Learning as Valuable Chapter 7: Lifelong Learners are Collaborative Conclusion Appendix A: Handouts and Resources for Chapter 2: Lifelong Learners are Reflective Appendix B: Handouts and Resources for Chapter 3: Lifelong Learners are Metacognitive Appendix C: Handouts and Resources for Chapter 4: Lifelong Learners are Divergent Thinkers Appendix D: Handouts and Resources for Chapter 6: Lifelong Learners See Learning as Valuable Appendix E: Handouts and Resources for Chapter 7: Lifelong Learners are Collaborative References Index