Strengthen critical thinking skills with strategies that dramatically improve student performance! Coauthored by two internationally renowned educators and researchers, this resource helps teachers strengthen their classroom practice with lessons that promote successful intelligence-a set of abilities that allow students to adapt and succeed within their environment, make the most of their strengths, and learn to compensate for their weaknesses. The authors demonstrate how to design instructional units that help students apply successful intelligence to solve problems and make decisions. This research-based text also includes: Sample unit plans and 40 ready-to-use lessons illustrated with classroom examples Proven assessment techniques to promote the development of creative, analytical, and practical thinking skills Approaches to encourage both passive and active learning With teacher reflection activities and suggested homework for students, this resource is ideal for strengthening students' higher-order thinking abilities and raising overall academic performance!
|Publication date:||5th September 2007|
|Author:||Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Teaching of students with emotional & behavioural difficulties, Teaching skills & techniques,|
Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. He was most recently President and Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Wyoming. Before that, he was Provost and Senior Vice President at Oklahoma State University as well as Regents Professor of Psychology and Education and George Kaiser Family Foundation Professor of Ethical Leadership. He was previously Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, where he was also professor of psychology and education. Prior to that, he was IBM Professor of Psychology and Education and Professor ...More About Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko