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Do you remember how you learned to ride a bike? It probably went something like, 'put on the training wheels, learn to brake/steer; remove training wheels, try to ride with a strong hand on the back to keep you balanced, try on your own as you wobbled along; then fell a few times before you...rode away and never looked back'.
If you teach student ownership of these concepts in class, they are more likely to take responsibility for their successes and failures and “own” their learning. Our instructional materials are different than anything else on the market both in format and content. First, we offer a multimedia professional development course on Ownership in an easy-to-use online format that walks through teaching methods and includes ready-to-use activities, coaching tips, assessments, animations, and video on a topic (ie. - Critical Thinking). Second, we provide a short, affordable student print or digital booklet covering ownership essentials and the critical thinking topic that can be used independently or as part of your course.
Instructors will learn how to use this groundbreaking four-step process to teach ownership to any student in any class. This method moves them from dependent to independent learning, so students can apply the process to any course and the workplace.
AVAILABILITY: It is available via our Pearson Custom Library program as a standalone product or as part of a custom text. Go to http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/custom-library/pearson-custom-student-success-and-career-development to view the content and build your book!
Megan Stone has her masters in science education and was a teacher in the
The ‘Ownership Story’ began eleven years ago when Megan, an
Table of Contents
Within the course, there is an Introduction, Presentation, Activity, and Review format. Embedded in each topic are animated graphics, video, additional resources, activities, and PowerPoint, as well as Continuing Education type assessments.
INSTRUCTOR multimedia training 'course'.
Topic 1: Exploring Ownership
Topic 2: Hindrances to Student Ownership
Topic 3: Ownership in the Classroom
Taking Ownership of Critical Thinking
Topic 1: Exploring Critical Thinking
Topic 2: Recognizing Critical Thinking in the Classroom
Topic 3: Critical Thinking Success in the Classroom
Topic 4: Student Ownership of Critical Thinking
STUDENT print piece 'text'.
Chapter 1: Ownership
What Is Your Job?
What Is Ownership?
Characteristics of Ownership
Results of Ownership
Ownership and the Educational Pyramid
How Do You Gain Ownership?
Chapter 2: Critical Thinking
Your Job as a Student Requires Critical Thinking
What Is Critical Thinking?
How Critical Thinking Fits in the Educational Pyramid
Foundational Principles of Critical Thinking
How Do You Apply Critical Thinking?
Owning Critical Thinking