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Powerful Ideas in Teaching: Creating Environments Where Students Want to Learn

Mickey Kolis and Emily Bright Krusack
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Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781475801965 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1475801963 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781475801972 (ebk.), 1475801971 (ebk.)
Contents
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall
  • Why we do what we do : (and why they do what they do)
  • The power of learning
  • Working with students : a collaborative approach
  • Practice makes-- ?
  • Teachable moments and safety nets : frustrations and failures as learning tools
  • Living in a changing world : the complimentary roles of creativity and critical thinking
  • How much to expect? : Setting appropriate expectations
  • You think that's funny? : Humor as a teaching tool
  • Being explicit
  • Real and true : making it mean something for students
  • Where are we going, and why does it matter?
  • Inquiry : the process that continues to give
  • Flexible yet focused : teacher flexibility
  • Dimensions of understanding
  • Student learning data : It's always perfect!
  • Including parents/guardians
  • From classroom to community
  • It's all connected.
Description
xv, 134 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-134).
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