Instructional Patterns: Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning

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SAGE, Dec 21, 2005 - Education - 389 pages
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Instructional Patterns: Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning examines instruction from the learners point of view by showing how instructional patterns can be used to maximize the potential for students to learn. This book explores the interactive patterns that exist in today s classroom and demonstrates how teachers can facilitate the interactivity of these patterns to match their goals for student learning. These interactive patterns are reinforced through the incorporation of medical, cognitive, and behavioral neuroscience research. This unique book will serve as a core text for undergraduate and graduate courses in K-12 General Teaching Methods, Middle School and Secondary Teaching Methods, Elementary Teaching Methods, or Instruction and Assessment. Key Features Guides students in differentiating instructional practices to meet the needs of all students, as well as in the practical issues of instruction Details interactive instructional patterns that include teacher centered patterns, teacher-student interactive patterns, and student-centered patterns. Instructor s resources on CD contains PowerPoint slides, test questions (includes Multiple Choice, Short Answer, and Essay format) and answers, lecture outlines, teaching activities, Web resources, and sample syllabi. Web-Based Student Study Site http:/www.sagepub.com/holt/ provides e-flashcards, links to standards from U.S. states, standards based project, Web resources, and access to full-text articles in SAGE journals related to the text.
 

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Contents

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE ALL INSTRUCTION
1
Where Were Going
11
Thomas Jefferson
29
Privatization Vouchers Charter Schools and Homeschooling
35
Psychological Factors
43
SUMMARY
50
PRACTICAL ISSUES OF INSTRUCTION
53
SUMMARY
81
STUDENTCENTERED PATTERNS
205
SelfTaught Instruction
231
CLASSROOM SCENARIO
247
THINKING AND ORGANIZING THE CONTENT
253
Memorization
287
CLASSROOM SCENARIO
299
LEARNING TENETS THAT SUPPORT MEMORIZATION
305
Jerome S Bruner
312

Lee Canter and Marlene Canter
100
Linda Albert
107
Classroom Assessment and Accountability
113
TEACHERCENTERED PATTERNS
133
Assessment
145
Mastery Learning
151
TEACHERSTUDENT INTERACTIVE PATTERNS
167
CLASSROOM SCENARIO
181
SUMMARY
188
Assessment
319
Inquiry
325
CLASSROOM SCENARIO
338
SUMMARY
345
References
359
Index
371
About the Authors
389
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Marcella L. Kysilka is Professor Emerita in the College of Education at the University of Central Florida.

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