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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]


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Edition Expanded 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (x, 475 pages) : illustrations.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 450-466) and index.
Note Print version record.
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.
Summary A revised and greatly expanded 2nd edition featuring more than 250 research-based and teacher-tested strategies for solving teaching problems and transforming classrooms into communities of active, responsible learners.
Subject Teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Motivation in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Active learning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Motivation in education.
Active learning.
EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- General.
Active learning. (OCoLC)fst00796275
Motivation in education. (OCoLC)fst01027541
Teaching. (OCoLC)fst01144565
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Toth, Melanie.
Other Form: Print version: Harmin, Merrill. Inspiring active learning. Expanded 2nd ed. Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, ©2006 1416601554 (DLC) 2006009539 (OCoLC)65201307
ISBN 9781416605164 (electronic bk.)
1416605169 (electronic bk.)
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