Summary: While very similar in content tone organization and style to Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites this book will be aimed at staff developers. Marcia L Tate draws on adult learning theory and brain research to present 20 strategies for staff developers to use in their presentations. She will retain the user-friendly and popular format from Worksheets: What? (defining the strategy) Why? (research rationale) How? (sample presentation activities) and Reflection (how can I use this strategy?)
Summary: While very similar in content tone organization and style to Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites this book will be aimed at staff developers. Marcia L Tate draws on adult learning theory and brain research to present 20 strategies for staff developers to use in their presentations. She will retain the user-friendly and popular format from Worksheets: What? (defining the strategy) Why? (research rationale) How? (sample presentation activities) and Reflection (how can I use this strategy?). ...show less
Edition/Copyright:04 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Sage Publications, Inc. Year Published: 2004 International: No
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Marcia Tate is the former executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County School System Decatur Georgia and president of Developing Minds Inc.
''This easy-to-use book addresses adult learning in funny creative and engaging ways. If you're looking to transform your faculty meetings or professional development this text could be your recipe for success.''
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Preface About the Author Introduction: Adult Learning Theory Strategy 1: Brainstorming and Discussion Strategy 2: Drawing and Artwork Strategy 3: Field Trips Strategy 4: Games Strategy 5: Graphic Organizers Strategy 6: Humor and Celebration Strategy 7: Manipulatives and Models Strategy 8: Metaphors Analogies and Similes Strategy 9: Mnemonic Devices Strategy 10: Movement Strategy 11: Music Rhythm Rhyme and Rap Strategy 12: Project- and Problem-Based Instruction Strategy 13: Reciprocal Teaching Cooperative Learning and Peer Coaching Strategy 14: Role-Plays Drama Pantomimes and Charades Strategy 15: Storytelling Strategy 16: Technology Strategy 17: Visualization Strategy 18: Visuals Strategy 19: Work Study and Action Research Strategy 20: Writing and Reflection Resource: Professional Learning Designs Bibliography Index
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