Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies
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, the role of memory in making learning more meaningful, motivating, and challenging work′ - CHOICE
Enable all students to realize their greatest learning potential!
The biggest challenge a teacher can face is an uninspired student. In this Second Edition of Ten Best Teaching Practices, 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 differentiated teaching strategies such as teaching for long-term memory, collaborative learning, higher-order thinking skills, technology integration, and much more. Instructors will use ten highly practised teaching methods proven to facilitate learning in all students.
Ten Best Teaching Practices, Second Edition includes:
- Interesting anecdotes 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 this 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 tested practices, you may wonder how you ever got along without them!