Publisher description for 10 best teaching practices : how brain research, learning styles, and standards define teaching competencies / Donna Walker Tileston.


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Praise for the First Edition:
"Tileston explains the importance of an enriched and emotionally supportive climate, a wide repertoire of teaching techniques, the critical element of connections or transfers in learning, and the role of memory in making learning more meaningful, motivating, and challenging work."
CHOICE, July 2001

Enable all students to realize their greatest learning potential!

The biggest challenge a teacher can face is an uninspired student. In Ten Best Teaching Practices, Second Edition, Donna Walker Tileston provides the classroom teacher with a practical guide to inspiring, motivating, and therefore educating even the most unenthusiastic students. This exciting update of the original classic details the fundamentals of differentiated teaching strategies, teaching for long-term memory, collaborative learning, higher-order thinking skills, technology integration, and much more. Instructors will use ten highly practiced teaching methods proven to facilitate learning in all students.

Ten Best Teaching Practices, Second Edition includes:


Examples illustrating how each teaching practice can be employed in a practical environment
Tips on how to encourage students to incorporate self-motivation in their own learning through personal goals
Detailed analysis on how the brain absorbs learning
Mentoring guidelines that will help even the most challenged students
Helpful graphics illustrating the essential points of these practices Tileston incorporates brain research, learning styles information, and the issues of standards into a highly effective classroom instructional model. Once you implement these tried-and-true practices, you may wonder how you ever got along without them!


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Effective teaching -- United States.
Learning.
Educational innovations -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.