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Teaching for Successful Intelligence To Increase Student Learning and Achievement

by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko

Teaching for Successful Intelligence To Increase Student Learning and Achievement Synopsis

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!

Teaching for Successful Intelligence To Increase Student Learning and Achievement Press Reviews

From sample unit plans to activities for teachers and students alike, this guide will find a place on the shelves of any serious educator. -- The Bookwatch, September 2007 A very useful addition to my teaching methodology! There is a need for this book! -- J. Petrina McCarty-Puhl, Science Teacher I found myself engrossed, reading every word, and quite frankly, wishing for even more! Beyond a doubt, teachers will use this book! -- Ronald W. Poplau, Instructor This book will provide valuable assistance, organization, and vision to teachers for whom lesson planning is new or challenging! -- Stephen M. Bongiovi, English Department Chair

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412955829
Publication date: 5th September 2007
Author: Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 216 pages
Categories: Teaching of students with emotional & behavioural difficulties, Teaching skills & techniques,

About Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko

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 ...

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