Beatitudes of Learning: Eight Principles for Optimizing All Learning Situations

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AuthorHouse, Aug 9, 2004 - Education - 160 pages
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Why are so many children still not learning in spite of more money being spent on education and stricter accountability standards? Most educational programs overlook what the author through her extensive and varied experience has found to be eight essential principles of learning. Beatitudes of Learning is a consciousness raising book for parents, teachers, and adults to aid in creating successful learning environments for all ages. Full of real life examples and anecdotes, including biographies of famous people who overcame learning challenges when growing up, this book provides a powerful resource to blend traditional with more innovative educational approaches to learning.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
1
CHAPTER 2
15
CHAPTER 3
29
CHAPTER 4
41
CHAPTER 5
55
CHAPTER 6
67
CHAPTER 7
83
CHAPTER 8
99
CHAPTER 9
115
APPENDIX BIBLIOGRAPHY SUGGESTED RESOURCES AND TOOLS
123
Index
131
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
139
Back Cover
143
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Patricia Davis, M.S. is a certified educator with over thirty years of diverse experience ranging from public to institutional schools to private tutoring and diagnostic testing and instruction in psychiatric hospitals. Her students have been mainstream as well as those with special educational needs. She has a B.S. degree in general education and a M.S. degree in special education. Over the years in her varied teaching experiences, Patricia became more and more aware of what created an optimal learning situation. In Beatitudes of Learning, her intention is to guide teachers and parents to create nurturing environments that empower learners to achieve their greatest potential. Contact the author at: wcdavis@cox.net

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