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Ten Best Teaching Practices
How Brain Research and Learning Styles Define Teaching Competencies

Third Edition


November 2010 | 152 pages | Corwin
In this Third Edition of what has become a classic Methods text, Donna Tileston completely updates the information teachers need to inspire and motivate students, in her usual engaging and compact manner. The latest research about brain-friendly instruction and the effectiveness of recommended strategies is reflected in the revised chapters on collaborative learning, bridging the achievement gap, integrating technology, differentiating instruction, authentic assessment, and much more. In addition, Tileston's latest findings on working with students from poverty and diverse cultures is incorporated into every chapter. Ten Best Teaching Practices is an invaluable resource of tried-and-true practices for new and veteran teachers.
 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
1. Creating an Environment That Facilitates Learning
 
2. Differentiating for Different Learning Styles
 
3. Helping Students Make Connections From Prior Knowledge
 
4. Teaching for Long-Term Memory
 
5. Constructing Knowledge Through Higher-Level Thinking Processes
 
6. Fostering Collaborative Learning
 
7. Bridging the Gap Between All Learners
 
8. Evaluating Learning with Authentic Assessments
 
9. Encouraging In-Depth Understanding with Real-World Applications
 
10. Integrating Technology Seamlessly Into Instruction
 
11. Putting It All Together
 
References
 
Index

“This excellent book is up-to-date with the expanding role of technology in education, has endless ready-to-implement suggestions, is easy to understand, has plenty of illustrative material, and ties everything to brain research. It is thoughtfully crafted and right on the mark.”

Beth Madison, Principal
George Middle School, Portland, OR

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