Mindful Learning: 101 Proven Strategies for Student and Teacher Success, 2nd Edition
|Author(s)||Linda M. Campbell, Bruce Campbell|
|Year Publish||2008 August|
Updated Edition of Beststeller!
"For teachers who want to use more research-based strategies but have little time, this book is a gem. The simple format, great diagrams, additional reading sources, and research-supported strategies are all time-savers for busy educators."
—Pattie Thomas, School Improvement Specialist
Talladega City Schools, AL
"This book is a teacher's toolbox, full of strategies that will strengthen student achievement. Once a teacher receives this resource, everyone in the school will want a copy!"
—Nancy Betler, Instructional Support Specialist
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC
Discover 101 classroom-tested answers to the question, "How can I make my teaching more effective?"
Educators need a variety of easy-to-use tools to stimulate and engage students who process information with a variety of learning styles and who may have special learning needs. This second edition provides 101 research-based instructional strategies that teachers can immediately implement in the classroom to meet heightened accountability mandates and improve student achievement.
Each technique is compatible with brain-based teaching styles and has a proven track record with students of diverse ages, languages, abilities, and socioeconomic status. This revised edition features new strategies and graphics based on the latest research on improving learning, plus ready-to-use forms and checklists, updated resources, a greater emphasis on teaching students in special populations, and a reorganized structure that puts specific information at your fingertips. Readers will discover ways to:
- Use students' prior knowledge
- Immerse students in active learning experiences and make content relevant
- Differentiate instruction for diverse learners, including English language learners and struggling students
- Provide gender-fair, equitable instruction
This indispensable manual will help you provide meaningful learning experiences to promote every student’s academic success!
About The Authors:
Linda Campbell has extensive experience at all levels of education, including as a former public school K-12 teacher and NEA school restructuring specialist, and currently as a professor of education at Antioch University Seattle. In addition to serving as the University’s project director for the Gates Foundation Early College Initiative for Native Youth, she is a consultant and a presenter. She also works with schools to promote the retention and achievement of Native American youth.
Bruce Campbell has over 30 years of experience at all levels of education and has authored numerous articles and books. As a classroom teacher, he developed a nationally acclaimed elementary model that integrated direct instruction, learning centers, and student projects on a daily basis. Campbell currently teaches high-needs students in the Marysville School District, where he also coaches educators new to the profession. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and has consulted for governmental and educational agencies in all 50 states. Additionally, Campbell has taught educators in countries around the world. His areas of focus are ways to improve instruction and how to spark a love of learning among students of all ages.