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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 60.00
Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom provides an essential starting point for understanding the contexts of learning and teaching in the Chinese classroom. Drawing upon recent research in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and China, this book aims to bridge the gap between traditional texts on educational psychology and the unique nature of the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 56.00
By examining ideas about learning that transcend typical boundaries, such as school/workplace or home/school, this book emphasies the socially negotiated and embedded nature of meaning-making and how learners learn to use the cognitive tools of their cultural community through participation in social activity. The editors argue that this is the means... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 54.00
Longstanding cultural heritages about the nature of knowledge continue to dominate Western education. Yet the ways of knowing represented through teaching and workplace practices, including assessment, and their relationship to views of learning, are often ignored in debates about learning. This book provides a rich collection of readings that challenge... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 24.95
Informed by new research on the brain?s plasticity and new insights on how culture relates to student motivation, this resource focuses on engaging even the most reluctant students! more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 39.95
Create a high-achieving, joyful learning environment informed by brain-based research! In this thoroughly updated bestseller, seasoned educator Martha Kaufeldt helps teachers understand and apply current findings in neuroscience research to all aspects of their classroom practice, from behavior management to curriculum design. Using what we... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
This book introduces the concept of a hypothetical type of knowledge construction -- referred to as structural knowledge -- that goes beyond traditional forms of information recall to provide the bases for knowledge application. Assuming that the validity of the concept is accepted, the volume functions as a handbook for supporting the assessment and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.95
Connect data and instruction to improve practice Gathering data and using it to inform instruction is a requirement for many schools, yet educators are not necessarily formally trained in how to do it. This book helps bridge the gap between classroom practice and the principles of educational psychology. Teachers will find cutting-edge advances... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 33.95
A fresh approach to getting kids to work smarter and better, not just harder Award-winning teacher and best-selling author Debbie Silver addresses the relationship between student motivation and risking failure, calling failure a temporary ?glitch? that provides valuable learning opportunities. She explains motivational theory, provides down-to-earth?often... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.95
A powerful guide for applying brain research for more effective instruction The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model for 21st-Century Schools serves as a bridge between research and practice by providing a cohesive, proven, and usable model of effective instruction. Compatible with other professional development programs, this model shows how to... more...