Methods for Effective Teaching Promoting K-12 Student Understanding

ISBN-10: 0205476384

ISBN-13: 9780205476381

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Paul R. Burden, David M. Byrd

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"Methods for Effective Teaching" discusses research-based general teaching methods for K-12 classrooms that promote student understanding while emphasizing contemporary issues, including differentiating your instruction and making instruction modifications based on student differences. This edition offers new content on strategies that promote student understanding, critical competencies of effective teachers, teacher dispositions, integrating technology in instruction, differentiating instruction, managing lesson delivery, motivating students, and working with parents.
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List price: $104.20
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Paul Westbrook, CFP, is President of Westbrook Financial Advisers, a fee-only financial and retirement planning firm in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Paul has spoken at financial planning and benefits conferences and has been quoted in Money magazine, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, and Barron's. He also teaches at the business school at Rutgers University. Paul has written several books: Word Smart for Business, Math Smart for Business, and Business Companion. He also wrote JK Lasser's New Rules forRetirement and Tax.

About the Authors
Foundations Of Teaching Methods
The Teacher as a Decision Maker
Effective Teaching
Decisions about Basic
Teaching Functions
Essential Teacher Characteristics
Expectations for Effectiveness
Standards and Professional Development
INTASC Standards
Principles of Learning and Teaching
A Framework for Teaching
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
The Teacher As A Reflective Decision Maker
Reflective Practice
Aspects of Instructional Decision Making
Reflection and a Constructivist Approach to Teaching
Reflective Practice and Your Continuous Learning
Planning Instruction
The Fundamentals of Planning
What is Planning?
Reasons for Planning
Planning Phases
Factors Considered in Planning
Planning and the Standards Movement
Approaches to Planning
The Linear-Rational Model
The Mental-Image Approach
Additional Planning Considerations
Resources for Planning
Teacher-Student Planning
Team Planning
Preparing a Syllabus
Planning to Motivate Students
Planning to Use Academic Time Wisely
How Teachers Really Plan
Types of Teacher Planning
Types of Teacher Plans
Course Planning
Term Planning
Unit Planning
Weekly Planning
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