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Teaching How to Learn

Teaching How to Learn
The Teacher's Guide to Student Success

Foreword by William H. Peltz

December 2008 | 208 pages | Corwin
Use this four-step method to maximize instruction and dramatically impact student learning!

Discover how you can both strengthen instruction and help students acquire successful learning strategies by using the tested SOAR approach to: select key lesson ideas; organize information using comparative charts and other representations rather than lists or outlines; associate ideas to create meaningful, memorable relationships; and regulate and reinforce learning through practice testing. Teachers will find:

Detailed explanations for using each SOAR teaching strategy

Guidelines for fostering student self-motivation and behavior self-management

Methods for embedding student learning techniques within content instruction to develop students' capacity to learn in any setting

Foreword by William H. Peltz
About the Author
Part I. SOAR Strategies
1. Helping Students SOAR
2. Helping Students Select
3. Helping Students Organize
4. Helping Students Associate
5. Helping Students Regulate
Part II. Support Strategies
6. Helping Students Motivate
7. Helping Students Manage Behavior
8. Helping Students Become Extraordinary

Excellent read!
Presented in a clear, simple and enaging manner (the use of humour very good).
One of the best books I've read on the subject.

Ms Yvette Summers
Youth Studies, Gloucestershire University
October 12, 2010

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