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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 159.00
This cutting-edge synthesis of ideas and concepts from the cognitive, motivation, and neurobiological sciences sets out a unique theory of learning that should be of interest to everyone from education practitioners to neuroscientists. The authors base their Unified Learning Model, or ULM, on three core principles. Firstly, that learning requires working... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 47.00
How to engage and maintain teenagers interest in school "work"? Young children rarely lack curiosity, but as they enter the teenage years their appetite for learning often appears to shrink. Many eventually drop out before the end of compulsory schooling. Others continue to turn up for school but make the minimum effort. They are present... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 35.00
Major developments in neuroscience and brain scanning in recent years have led to a huge interest in so-called 'brain-based learning' approaches. This book presents a jargon-free overview of the main findings, helps teachers to understand more about how children learn, and provides strategies for helping them to do so more effectively. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95
Psychology for the Classroom: Behaviourism describes and reflects upon the foundations of behaviourism and the proliferation of behaviourist techniques in common practice today. Through examples drawn from research, presentation of theory, description of pedagogy and illustration by vignette, the book informs teachers and allows them to modify their... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 49.95
This book describes a method of teaching that fosters autonomous learning in all students, including students with disabilities. The pedagogy is based on decades of research on strategy instruction as well as on a theory of learning that claims these four conditions promote self-determined learning in all learners: (1) opportunities to choose expectations... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 54.00
What do we know about how people learn? How do young peoples motivations and emotions influence their learning? What does research show to be the benefits of group work, formative assessments, technology applications, or project-based learning and when are they most effective? How is learning affected by family background? These are among... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 42.00
This report documents the initial step towards an electronically-delivered Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test pioneered by Denmark, Iceland and Korea. In 2006, the PISA assessment of science included for the first time a computer-based test. The results discussed in this report highlight numerous challenges and encourage countries... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 49.95
This book provides in great detail proven and tested methods for teachers to use to be successful in their behavior management and instructional efforts. It provides teachers with all the necessary strategies they need for maintaining and increasing appropriate behaviors as well as for preventing and remediating inappropriate behaviors. Teachers can... more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 41.99
What is humor exactly? How do you use it to maximize learning? If it is so important, why is it rarely mentioned in teacher preparation without some clues for finding and using it? The purpose of this book is to affirm, sustain, and encourage educators in the practice of humor not only as a personal tool to optimize a healthy lifestyle, but to maximize... more...