Change the way you think about learning and preparing students for the challenges of the 21st Century with this new book by best selling education author, internationally known presenter and motivational speaker Alistair Smith. This detailed re-evaluation introduces 12 essentials of Learning to learn and explains their impact for the students and teachers, helping learners move away from teacher dependence towards learner independence. "The L2 Approach - Learning to Learn in Practice": shows you how to develop a Learning to Learn approach across your school; provides guidance at classroom, school and community level; gives case studies from schools on different stages of the journey; shows how to involve parents; gives guidance on embracing Web 2.0 technologies; explains what works and what doesn't; and is packed with easy to apply common sense ideas and guidance. If you wish to get behind the theory and find out what really makes the difference this is the book to take you on the next step of your journey.
Alistair Smith is an internationally known consultant, author and trainer. He has spoken to tens of thousands of teachers across the world and has written a number of books including: The Brain's Behind It - New Knowledge about the Brain and Learning, Help Your Child to Succeed: The Essential Guide for Parents, The Alps Approach Resource Book: Accelerated Learning in Primary Schools, Accelerated Learning: A User's Guide, Accelerated Learning in the Classroom and Coaching Solutions: Practical Ways to Improve Performance in Education. He is the designated learning consultant to the Football Association. Mark Lovatt is Deputy Head Teacher of Cramlington Learning Village, a school described as the best in the UK for combining learning approaches with ICTA". Mark is the co-originator of L2 - the Learning to Learn approach and co-author of Accelerated Learning: A Users Guide. John Turner is an experienced Assistant Head Teacher with specialized knowledge in teaching thinking skills and in CPD for teachers. John now manages a national Learning to Learn support network