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Author Harmin, Merrill.

Title Inspiring active learning : a complete handbook for today's teachers / Merrill Harmin with Melanie Toth.

Publication Info. Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.102 H287I    Check Shelf
Edition Expanded second edition.
Description x, 475 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 450-466) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Two keys for running an inspiring classroom. Clarity about what makes a classroom inspiring to students ; A four-step process to make a classroom more inspiring -- Pt. II. Strategies for handling six fundamental teaching tasks. Creating lessons that inspire active learning ; Establishing a climate that inspires full participation ; Establishing a climate that inspires high cooperation ; Structuring class time efficiently ; Using small groups efficiently ; Preventing discipline problems from arising -- Pt. III. Strategies for starting classes efficiently. Gathering the attention of students ; Handling completed homework ; Providing for a quick review of completed content -- Pt. IV. Strategies for presenting new content. Motivating interest in new content ; Explaining and lecturing effectively ; Providing discovery-type experiences ; Using written material to present new content -- Pt. V. Strategies for helping students master content. Helping students master content in a whole-class format ; Helping students master content in individual and small-group formats ; Using projects to help students master content ; Stimulating higher-level thinking ; Responding to student comments and using praise appropriately -- Pt. VI. Strategies for ending classes efficiently. Helping students review and summarize a class ; Providing effective homework assignments -- Pt. VII. Strategies for further advancing teacher effectiveness. Advancing students' learning skills ; Making learning more real and lasting for students ; Inspiring students to strive for excellence ; Advancing students' self-responsibility ; Advancing students' self-confidence ; Advancing students' maturity ; Advancing our own personal balance -- Pt. VIII. Strategies for evaluating student learning. Handling students' written work ; Handling testing and grading ; Reporting students' progress -- Pt. IX. Strategies for maintaining discipline. Handling routine misbehavior ; Handling serious and chronic misbehavior.
Subject Teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Motivation in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Active learning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Toth, Melanie.
ISBN 9781416601555 paperback alkaline paper
1416601554 paperback alkaline paper
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