A Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Student Projects 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Sally Berman
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Service Learning by Sally Berman
Book Description'There is no better way to improve student attitudes and outcomes than to blend both meaningful community and global service with improved academic achievement. Sally Berman invites her readers to do just that' - Bob Koehs, Service Learning Coordinator, Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency 'This book is full of practical tips for the classroom teacher, including strategies for assessing student learning' - Jeanine Yard, Learn and Serve Program Officer, Michigan Community Service Commission Service Learning: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Student Projects presents an instructional strategy that invites students to learn content information, processes, and skills while performing and reflecting on authentic community service. The book features nine service-learning projects and includes step-by-step instructions for selecting a project's focus, managing its various phases, and assessing student performance and learning. The projects range in complexity from basic to advanced, and are adaptable to different grade levels and content areas. New to the second edition are: o References to current research about the benefits of service learning o Examples of successful projects o Teacher and student voices from the field o Strategies for overcoming potential challenges o Tips for tapping into multiple intelligences when implementing projects Each chapter emphasizes giving students a voice in all aspects of a service-learning project, aligning service and curricular goals, and incorporating reflection to facilitate permanent learning. In this one resource, teachers will find all of the elements needed to successfully complete service-learning projects with their students.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412936736
(280mm x 216mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 23-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sally Berman
Service Learning, Paperback (May 2015)
Previous edition published in Thousand Oaks, Calif. by Corwin Press, c2006.
Thinking Strategies for Science, Grades 5-12, Paperback (July 2008)
With reproducibles and a new section on designing activities, this revised edition presents strategies and standards-aligned lessons that strengthen student comprehension and higher-level thinking skills in science.
Performance-Based Learning, Paperback (August 2007)
Offers sample lesson plans that promote performance-based learning throughout the content areas, plus rubrics, updated research, projects, and an expanded discussion of cooperative learning teams.
Project Learning for the Multiple Intelligences Classroom, Paperback (January 1997)» View all books by Sally Berman
Project learning is a way of engaging students in active, authentic learning experiences. This book offers step-by-step guidelines for nine different projects ranging from basic to advanced. It immerses students in the process of creating, testing, polishing, and producing a project such as a biography or invention.
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Author Biography - Sally Berman
Sally Berman specializes in teaching educators how to use practical strategies that expand student teamwork, cognition, metacognition, and self-evaluation skills. She developed and tested many of her ideas during her 30 years of teaching science in a large Chicago-area high school. Berman regularly presents at workshops and conferences and has taught graduate courses for SkyLight Professional Development in conjunction with St. Xavier University and Cumberland University.
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