Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research and Learning Styles Define Teaching Competencies (3rd Revised edition)
By: Donna E. Walker Tileston (author)Paperback
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In this Third Edition of what has become a classic Methods text, Donna Tileston completely updates the information teachers need to inspire and motivate students, in her usual engaging and compact manner. The latest research about brain-friendly instruction and the effectiveness of recommended strategies is reflected in the revised chapters on collaborative learning, bridging the achievement gap, integrating technology, differentiating instruction, authentic assessment, and much more. In addition, Tileston's latest findings on working with students from poverty and diverse cultures is incorporated into every chapter. Ten Best Teaching Practices is an invaluable resource of tried-and-true practices for new and veteran teachers.
Donna Walker Tileston is a veteran teacher and administrator. She is currently the president of Strategic Teaching and Learning, a consulting firm that provides services to schools throughout the United States and worldwide. Donna's publications include Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies (2000), which has been on Corwin's bestseller list since its first year in print, in addition to the ten-volume award-winning series What Every Teacher Should Know, now in its second edition. Other recent titles are Teaching Strategies for Active Learning (2006), Teaching Strategies that Prepare Students for High Stakes Tests (2008), and Closing the Poverty and Culture Gap (2009). Donna received her BA from the University of North Texas, her MA from East Texas State University, and her EdD from Texas A & M University-Commerce. She may be reached at www.whateveryteachershouldknow.com
Preface About the Author 1. Creating an Environment That Facilitates Learning 2. Differentiating for Different Learning Styles 3. Helping Students Make Connections From Prior Knowledge 4. Teaching for Long-Term Memory 5. Constructing Knowledge Through Higher-Level Thinking Processes 6. Fostering Collaborative Learning 7. Bridging the Gap Between All Learners 8. Evaluating Learning with Authentic Assessments 9. Encouraging In-Depth Understanding with Real-World Applications 10. Integrating Technology Seamlessly Into Instruction 11. Putting It All Together References Index
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