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Sit and Get Won't Grow Dendrites 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain

ISBN-10: 1412999340
ISBN-13: 9781412999342
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Description: This updated edition of the bestselling indispensable staff development resource draws on the latest research in brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, and adult learning. Includes sections on job-embedded  More...

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List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 6/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

This updated edition of the bestselling indispensable staff development resource draws on the latest research in brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, and adult learning. Includes sections on job-embedded practice, peer coaching, and action research, plus new strategies.

Marcia L. Tate is the former executive director of professional development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia. During her 30-year career with the district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director. She received the Distinguished Staff Development Award for the State of Georgia, and her department was chosen to receive the Exemplary Program Award for the state. Tate is currently an educational consultant and has taught more than 350,000 administrators, teachers, parents, and business and community leaders throughout the world, including Australia, Egypt, Hungary, Singapore, Thailand, and New Zealand. She is the author of the following five bestsellers: Worksheets Don�t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain; �Sit & Get� Won�t Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain; Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don�t Grow Dendrites: 20 Literacy Strategies that Engage the Brain; Shouting Won�t Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques for Managing a Brain-compatible Classroom; and Mathematics Worksheets Don�t Grow Dendrites: 20 Numeracy Strategies that Engage the Brain, co-written with Warren Phillips, one of the best science teachers in the countr y . Participants in her workshops refer to them as �some of the best ones they have ever experienced� since Tate uses the 20 strategies outlined in her books to actively engage her audiences. Tate received her bachelor�s degree in psychology and elementary education from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her master�s degree in remedial reading from the University of Michigan, her specialist degree in educational leadership from Georgia State University, and her doctorate in educational leadership from Clark Atlanta University. Spelman College awarded her the Apple Award for excellence in the field of education. Now, Tate is offering an online course, "Growing Dendrites: 20 Strategies That Engage the Brain". Visit our Professional Learning page for more information!

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: Adult Learning Theory
Brainstorming and Discussion
Drawing and Artwork
Field Trips
Games
Graphic Organizers, Semantic Maps, and Word Webs
Humor and Celebration
Manipulatives and Models
Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes
Mnemonic Devices
Movement
Music, Rhythm, Rhyme, and Rap
Project-Based and Problem-Based Instruction
Reciprocal Teaching, Cooperative Learning, and Peer Coaching
Role Plays, Drama, Pantomimes, and Charades
Storytelling
Technology
Visualization and Guided Imagery
Visuals
Work Study, Action Research, and Professional Learning Communities
Writing and Reflection
Professional Learning Lesson Design
Sample Professional Learning Lesson Designs
Tips for Making Your Professional Learning Unforgettable
Secrets for Looking Younger, Staying Healthier, and Living Longer
Bibliography
Index

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