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Teaching students to work harder and enjoy it : practice makes permanent

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Jensen,John

Source:

Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., p.155 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1025.3 .J47 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9575343

Keywords:

learning, Motivation in education, Psychology of, Teaching--Methodology

Abstract:

Contents: First, practice - the nature and importance of practice -- Accumulate knowledge: US education subverts mastered knowledge -- Practice requires effort: the essential place of focused effort -- Effort in the inner venue: connect learning to effort inside the mind -- Practice by explaining: the central role of explaining learning -- Developing a mental field: what comprehension looks like inside -- Practice saves prior learning: the cycle of deepening understanding -- Practice behavioral knowledge - knowing as the first step to doing -- Students talk meaning: how to help students express what's important -- Practice on substantial topics: weight fundamental issues -- Score the results objectively: how scoring can energize learning -- More ways to use scoring: tracking progress on many fronts -- Practice for performance the motivational spur from performing -- The high school vise: four problems working around limitations -- Seven steps to turn a class around key levers for a distracted class.

Publication Language:

eng