This classic book provides a balanced, research-based overview of the most effective teaching methods and guides teachers to select appropriate methods by intelligent observation in their classrooms. Widely considered to be the most comprehensive and authoritative source available on effective teaching, Looking in Classrooms synthesizes the knowledge base on student motivation, classroom teaching, teacher expectations, and adapting instruction for individual learners. This book represents state-of-the-art research reviews in several areas including student motivation, classroom instruction and student learning, classroom management, and adapting instruction to the needs of individual students.
*Two new chapters (Chapters 7 and 8) addressing student diversity-one from the standpoint of understanding and appreciating it, and one on how to use this knowledge to effectively construct instruction for a diverse student population. *A new chapter (Chapter 12) that provides the knowledge and skills for assessing student progress in both the active teaching perspective and the social constructivist perspective of active learning. *A new chapter (Chapter 13) that explores technology and its role in classroom learning and instruction, presenting techniques for deciding when to use technology and providing examples of good usage. *An increased emphasis on understanding the growing diversity of students' instructional needs, providing new teachers with the insight and practical strategies necessary for successfully addressing the diverse learning needs of their students.
Author: Thomas L. Good, Jere E. Brophy
Number Of Pages: 528 Publication Date: 2007
Size: 26 MB
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