Teaching How to Learn: The Teacher's Guide to Student Success

Teaching How to Learn: The Teacher's Guide to Student Success

By: Kenneth A. Kiewra (author)Paperback

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Use this four-step method to maximize instruction and dramatically impact student learning! Discover how you can both strengthen instruction and help students acquire successful learning strategies by using the tested SOAR approach to: select key lesson ideas; organize information using comparative charts and other representations rather than lists or outlines; associate ideas to create meaningful, memorable relationships; and, regulate and reinforce learning through practice testing. Teachers will find: detailed explanations for using each SOAR teaching strategy; guidelines for fostering student self-motivation and behavior self-management; and, methods for embedding student learning techniques within content instruction to develop students' capacity to learn in any setting.

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About Author

Kenneth A. Kiewra is an expert on learning strategies, homework, and study methods. A professor of educational psycholgy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he presents regulary at AERA and other national confereces, in addition to working with local schools. Kiewra is the author of two textbooks with Prentice Hall and Allyn & Bacon, as well as dozens of journal articles. His research interests include: learning strategies, knowledge representation, strategies for note-taking and studying, cognitive factors related to writing ability, and the development of talent and expertise.


Foreword by William H. Peltz Preface Acknowledgments About the Author Part I. SOAR Strategies 1. Helping Students SOAR 2. Helping Students Select 3. Helping Students Organize 4. Helping Students Associate 5. Helping Students Regulate Interlude Part II. Support Strategies 6. Helping Students Motivate 7. Helping Students Manage Behavior 8. Helping Students Become Extraordinary References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412965347
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781412965347
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1412965349

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