Instructional Patterns

Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning

Larry Charles Holt,

Instructional Patterns: Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning
 

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"I like the mix of theory and research background with thorough descriptions of classroom use (vignettes) and how-to′s."
—Teresa Secules, Piedmont College

Instructional Patterns:  Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning examines instruction from the learners′ point of view by showing how instructional patterns can be used to maximize the potential for students to learn. This book explores the interactive patterns that exist in today′s classroom and demonstrates how teachers can facilitate the interactivity of these patterns to match their goals for student learning. These interactive patterns are reinforced through the incorporation of medical, cognitive, and behavioral neuroscience research.  

This unique book will serve as a core text for undergraduate and graduate courses in K-12 General Teaching Methods, Middle School and Secondary Teaching Methods, Elementary Teaching Methods, or Instruction and Assessment.        

Key Features 
  • Guides students in differentiating instructional practices to meet the needs of all students, as well as in the practical issues of instruction 
  • Details interactive instructional patterns that include teacher centered patterns, teacher-student interactive patterns, and student-centered patterns. 

Instructor Resources on CD contains PowerPoint® slides, test questions (includes Multiple Choice, Short Answer, and Essay format) and answers, lecture outlines, teaching activities, Web resources, and sample syllabi.  

A web-based Student Study Site  provides e-flashcards, links to standards from U.S. states, standards based project, Web resources, and access to full-text articles in SAGE journals related to the text.



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