Show Me How to Learn : Practical Guidelines for Creating a Learning Community

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-31
  • Publisher: Pembroke Pub Ltd

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This user-friendly resource is a practical, easy-to-read exploration of the best classroom practice in grades 3 to 8. It promotes the creation of a learning community that fosters higher-order thinking skills and accommodates the needs of different learning styles.
Teachers will find the support, strategies, and tools they need to build skills in reading, writing, and research.
The new ideas and frameworks in this book will help teachers challenge students to work independently. A wealth of reproducible pages explore a full range of techniques for working with language - Venn diagrams, scaffolding, data charts, concept maps, and peer assessment forms, to name just a few.
Show Me How to Learn strives to help teachers appreciate the significance of a productive partnership between teacher and student. It offers step-by-step guidelines for creating a classroom code and suggests novel ways teachers can help students feel engaged. The book promotes self-assessment, peer assessment, the importance of monitoring group work, and empowering students to be active participants in their learning.
A must-have reference book that will show teachers how to create a powerful learning community in their classroom.

Table of Contents

Learning communitiesp. 8
Curriculum planning and assessmentp. 17
Goal setting and reflectionp. 23
Student self-evaluationp. 33
Establishing learning centresp. 40
Putting the principle into practicep. 46
Blackline mastersp. 81
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