How can today's teachers successfully develop lessons that will inspire students and ignite in them the desire to learn? This book highlights several fundamental principles of effective learning that can be utilized while teaching almost ANY content to create a dynamic, engaging lesson and produce high level results. Each chapter introduces a new "building block" for effective instruction and illustrates this technique using descriptions, examples, analogies, and metaphors. Chapters conclude with a sample lesson plan showing how this technique can be applied to a specific topic.
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Author Biography - Richard Allen
Learn more about Rich Allen's PD offerings Richard Allen is an international consultant with more than 25 years experience coaching trainers and educators. Cofounder and president of Education Illustrated, he has taken the TrainSmart strategies beyond the United States and Canada to such diverse countries as the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Russia, Jordan, and Brazil. Allen is also a popular keynote speaker at international conferences, and he facilitates moti-vational and teambuilding workshops. Allen started his educational career as a high school math and drama teacher. In 1985, he became a lead facilitator for SuperCamp-an accelerated learning program for teens-and has since worked with more than 25,000 students worldwide. He completed his doctorate in educational psychology at Arizona State University, where he studied how the human brain receives, processes, and recalls information-knowledge that informs all aspects of his training strategies.