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Teaching for wisdom, intelligence, creativity, and success / Robert J. Sternberg, Linda Jarvin, Elena L. Grigorenko.


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Sternberg, Robert J.
Publication date:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2009.
  • Book
  • xvi, 171 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-166) and index.
  • List of Tables About This Book Acknowledgments About the Authors Section I. Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity 1. Introduction to Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity 2. What Is the WICS Model? 3. Your Turn: What Is Your Pattern of Strengths? Section II. Why and How to Teach for Successful Intelligence 4. Introduction to Teaching for Successful Intelligence 5. How to Enhance Memory Skills 6. How to Enhance Analytical Skills 7. How to Enhance Creative Skills 8. How to Enhance Practical Skills 9. Your Turn: Identify Different Types of Teaching Strategies Section III. Integrating Teaching and Assessment in Your Classroom 10. Introduction to Integrating Teaching and Assessment 11. Matching Assessment and Instruction 12. General Guidelines for Developing Diversified Assessments 13. Assessing and Rating Memory Skills 14. Assessing and Rating Analytical Skills 15. Assessing and Rating Creative Skills 16. Assessing and Rating Practical Skills 17. Your Turn: Develop Different Types of Assessment Questions Section IV. Why and How to Teach for Wisdom 18. Introduction to Teaching for Wisdom 19. Three Wisdom-Based Thinking Skills 20. Six General Guidelines for Teaching for Wisdom 21. Reflection: How Can You Promote Wise Thinking in Your Classroom? Section V. Synthesis: Helping Students Achieve Success and Satisfaction in Their Lives 22. Introduction to Achieving Balance 23. How to Balance It All 24. A Word of Wisdom on Learning Goals 25. Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity, Synthesized Answer Keys Appendix to Section I: Suggested Further Readings for Those Who Want to Learn More About the WICS Model and Other Resources on Teaching Strategies Appendix to Section II: Mnemonic Techniques and Strategies Appendix to Section III: Cross-Reference of Sample Tables by Grade, Level, Content Area, Response Format, and Cognitive Skill Assessed References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
'This is a blockbuster of a book. It allows teachers to follow standards, but provides space for them to develop students' wisdom, intelligence, and creativity (and of course success). Both teachers and students will come to understand themselves and their values better' - William E. Doll, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Louisiana State University. The essential guide for teaching beyond the test! Students with strong higher-order thinking skills are more likely to become successful, lifelong learners. Based on extensive, collaborative research by leading authorities in the field, this book shows how to implement teaching and learning strategies that nurture intelligence, creativity, and wisdom.This practical teaching manual offers an overview of the WICS model - Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, Synthesized - which helps teachers foster students' capacities for effective learning and problem solving. Teachers will find examples for language arts, history, mathematics, and science in Grades K-12, as well as: hands-on strategies for enhancing students' memory, analytical, creative, and practical skills; guidelines on teaching and assessing for successful intelligence; details on how to apply the model in the classroom; and teacher reflection sections, suggested readings, and sample planning checklists. "Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success" is ideal for educators seeking to broaden their teaching repertoire as they expand the skills and abilities of students at all levels.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Jarvin, Linda.
Grigorenko, Elena L.

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