Active learning: 101 strategies to teach any subject

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Allyn and Bacon, Mar 1, 1996 - Education - 189 pages
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The only book to cover active learning in the middle or secondary classroom, this is a sourcebook of hundreds of instructional strategies to engage students in learning for any subject.KEY TOPICS:Specific, practical strategies include ways to get students active from the start through activities that build teamwork and immediately get them thinking about the subject matter. 101 activities include ice-breakers for the beginning of class, strategies for the middle of a lesson, and concluding exercises to foster student reflection and future application. In addition, these activities are designed to enliven learning, deepen understanding, and promote retention. Designed for the preservice and inservice teacher, this book is effective for anyone teaching in middle schools, high schools, colleges, and centers for adult education.For professionals working in middle school/secondary school education.

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Work-related, but some strong ideas. Trying some of them in my summer class this term. Read full review

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Contents

Introducing Active Learning
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How the Brain Works
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Learning Styles
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About the author (1996)

Mel Silberman, Ph.D. is Professor of Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University, where he received its Great Teacher Award. He is also president of Active Training, Princeton, NJ, a consulting firm that provides courses on active training techniques, interpersonal intelligence, and team facilitation.
Dr. Silberman is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Chicago. He is the author and editor of over 30 books, including "Active Training 2e" (Pfeiffer, 1998), "101 Ways to Make Training Active" (Pfeiffer, 1998),"" and "The Consultant's Tool Kit" (McGraw-Hill, 2002), and a regular conference speaker for ASTD and ISPI.
Dr. Silberman has conducted training for hundreds of corporate, governmental, educational, and human-service organizations. Among his recent clients have been: Valero Refining Co., BMW of North America, MGM Grand, New York University School of Dentistry, Merck, Girl Scouts of the USA, and International Teachers of Business Management Program.

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