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Teaching students to work harder and enjoy it : practice makes permanent / John Jensen.

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Author/Creator:
Jensen, John, 1935-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 155 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • First, practice - the nature and importance of practice
  • Accumulate knowledge: US education subverts mastered knowledge
  • Practice requires effort: the essential place of focused effort
  • Effort in the inner venue: connect learning to effort inside the mind
  • Practice by explaining: the central role of explaining learning
  • Developing a mental field: what comprehension looks like inside
  • Practice saves prior learning: the cycle of deepening understanding
  • Practice behavioral knowledge - knowing as the first step to doing
  • Students talk meaning: how to help students express what's important
  • Practice on substantial topics: weight fundamental issues
  • Score the results objectively: how scoring can energize learning
  • More ways to use scoring: tracking progress on many fronts
  • Practice for performance the motivational spur from performing
  • The high school vise: four problems working around limitations
  • Seven steps to turn a class around key levers for a distracted class.
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ISBN:
9781610487320
161048732X
9781610487337
1610487338
9781610487344
1610487346

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