Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success

Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success

By: Linda Jarvin (editor), Elena L. Grigorenko (editor), Robert J. Sternberg (editor)Paperback

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'This is a blockbuster of a book. It allows teachers to follow standards, but provides space for them to develop students' wisdom, intelligence, and creativity (and of course success). Both teachers and students will come to understand themselves and their values better.' -William E. Doll, Jr., Professor Emeritus Louisiana State University The essential guide for teaching beyond the test! Students with strong higher-order thinking skills are more likely to become successful, lifelong learners. Based on extensive, collaborative research by leading authorities in the field, this book shows how to implement teaching and learning strategies that nurture intelligence, creativity, and wisdom. This practical teaching manual offers an overview of the WICS model-Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, Synthesized-which helps teachers foster students' capacities for effective learning and problem solving. Teachers will find examples for language arts, history, mathematics, and science in Grades K-12, as well as: - Hands-on strategies for enhancing students' memory, analytical, creative, and practical skills - Guidelines on teaching and assessing for successful intelligence - Details on how to apply the model in the classroom - Teacher reflection sections, suggested readings, and sample planning checklists Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success is ideal for educators seeking to broaden their teaching repertoire as they expand the skills and abilities of students at all levels.

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Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. He was most recently President and Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Wyoming. Before that, he was Provost and Senior Vice President at Oklahoma State University as well as Regents Professor of Psychology and Education and George Kaiser Family Foundation Professor of Ethical Leadership. He was previously Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, where he was also professor of psychology and education. Prior to that, he was IBM Professor of Psychology and Education and Professor of Management at Yale University. Sternberg received his Ph.D. from Stanford and is the recipient of 13 honorary doctorates. In addition, he has won more than two dozen awards for his work. He is a former president of the American Psychological Association and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. He is the author of roughly 1,500 books, articles, and book chapters. Elena Grigorenko is associate professor of child studies and psychology at Yale University and associate professor of psychology at Moscow State University. Grigorenko has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books. She has received many professional awards, and her research has been funded by various federal and private organizations. Grigorenko has worked with children from around the world, including those living in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.


List of Tables About This Book Acknowledgments About the Authors Section I. Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity 1. Introduction to Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity 2. What Is the WICS Model? 3. Your Turn: What Is Your Pattern of Strengths? Section II. Why and How to Teach for Successful Intelligence 4. Introduction to Teaching for Successful Intelligence 5. How to Enhance Memory Skills 6. How to Enhance Analytical Skills 7. How to Enhance Creative Skills 8. How to Enhance Practical Skills 9. Your Turn: Identify Different Types of Teaching Strategies Section III. Integrating Teaching and Assessment in Your Classroom 10. Introduction to Integrating Teaching and Assessment 11. Matching Assessment and Instruction 12. General Guidelines for Developing Diversified Assessments 13. Assessing and Rating Memory Skills 14. Assessing and Rating Analytical Skills 15. Assessing and Rating Creative Skills 16. Assessing and Rating Practical Skills 17. Your Turn: Develop Different Types of Assessment Questions Section IV. Why and How to Teach for Wisdom 18. Introduction to Teaching for Wisdom 19. Three Wisdom-Based Thinking Skills 20. Six General Guidelines for Teaching for Wisdom 21. Reflection: How Can You Promote Wise Thinking in Your Classroom? Section V. Synthesis: Helping Students Achieve Success and Satisfaction in Their Lives 22. Introduction to Achieving Balance 23. How to Balance It All 24. A Word of Wisdom on Learning Goals 25. Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity, Synthesized Answer Keys Appendix to Section I: Suggested Further Readings for Those Who Want to Learn More About the WICS Model and Other Resources on Teaching Strategies Appendix to Section II: Mnemonic Techniques and Strategies Appendix to Section III: Cross-Reference of Sample Tables by Grade, Level, Content Area, Response Format, and Cognitive Skill Assessed References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/03/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412964531
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781412964531
  • weight: 413
  • ISBN10: 1412964539

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