This book provides teachers with a four-phase lesson planning framework and numerous teaching strategies to build higher-level thinking skills and increase student learning in extended class periods.
Chapter 1: Preparing to Teach the Adolescent Learner
Preparing to Teach the Adolescent Learner
If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.
The Adolescent Learner: A Profile
Today one merely needs to open a newspaper or tune in to a radio or television news broadcast to hear about the so-called crisis in education. Accountability testing, national reform movements, and state report cards have prompted educators and parents to reexamine age-old educational practices in light of the changing nature of our society and the people who populate it. And nowhere has this focus been more strongly applied than in the world of adolescent learning. Adolescents, after all, have the challenge of being “the next generation;” it will be up to them to ...