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Small teaching : everyday lessons from the science of learning

Author: James M Lang
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that's easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical but impractical theories, failing to make the connection to the classroom. In Small Teaching, James Lang presents a strategy for improving student learning with a series of modest but powerful changes that make a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lang, James M.
Small teaching.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2016
(DLC) 2015045325
(OCoLC)929985472
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Lang
ISBN: 9781118944493 1118944496
OCLC Number: 918877588
Description: xi, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Small Teaching --
Part I. Knowledge. Retrieving --
Predicting --
Interleaving Part II. Understanding. Connecting --
Practicing --
Self-explaining --
Part III. Inspiration. Motivating --
Growing --
Expanding --
Conclusion: Beginning.
Responsibility: James M. Lang.

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Employ cognitive theory in the classroom every day Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that's easier said than  Read more...
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