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Ten Best Teaching Practices

Ten Best Teaching Practices
How Brain Research and Learning Styles Define Teaching Competencies

Third Edition

October 2013 | 152 pages | SAGE AdvantEDGE

Engage, motivate, and inspire students with today’s best practices

This third edition of what has become a classic methods text reveals the most current approaches to inspire and motivate students. Donna Walker Tileston engages readers with real-life classroom examples, proven techniques for reaching every learner, and up-to-date strategies, all outlined in her reader-friendly style. She incorporates the latest research on brain-compatible pedagogy and learning styles throughout the updated chapters on today's most critical topics, including

 - Using formative assessment for best results
 - Integrating technology to connect students' school and home lives
 - Differentiating instruction to inspire every student
 - Connecting with children of various cultures, including those who live in poverty
 - Creating a collaborative learning environment

Each chapter includes helpful lists, charts, and graphs. New and veteran teachers will find a treasure trove of invaluable tried-and-true strategies throughout this handy reference.

Creating an Environment That Facilitates Learning
Differentiating for Different Learning Styles
Helping Students Make Connections From Prior Knowledge
Teaching for Long-Term Memory
Constructing Knowledge Through Higher-Level Thinking Processes
Fostering Collaborative Learning
Bridging the Gap Between All Learners
Evaluating Learning with Authentic Assessments
Encouraging In-Depth Understanding with Real-World Applications
Integrating Technology Seamlessly Into Instruction
Putting It All Together

This excellent book is up-to-date with the expanding role of technology in education and offers endless ready-to-implement suggestions and plenty of illustrative material while linking everything to brain research. It is easy to understand, thoughtfully crafted, and right on the mark.

Beth Madison, Principal
George Middle School, Portland, OR

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Donna E. Walker Tileston

Donna Walker Tileston is a veteran teacher and administrator. She is currently the president of Strategic Teaching and Learning, a consulting firm that provides services to schools throughout the United States and worldwide. Donna’s publications include Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies (2000), which has been on Corwin's bestseller list since its first year in print, in addition to the ten-volume award-winning series What Every Teacher Should Know, now in its second edition. Other recent titles are Teaching Strategies for Active Learning (2006), Teaching Strategies... More About Author


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ISBN: 9788132116035