Description - Mindful Learning by M. Linda Campbell
Mindful Learning, Second Edition is an ideal resource for any classroom teacher who wants an answer to the question, 'How can I make my teaching more effective?' With a focus on activating students' prior knowledge and facilitating active learning through varied instructional methods, Linda Campbell and new coauthor, Bruce Campbell, offer 101 teaching strategies that are grounded in best classroom practices and research from the cognitive sciences. Every technique has a proven track record with students of diverse ages, languages, abilities, and socioeconomic status and teachers of every grade level will find strategies for any content area to apply or adapt to individual classroom needs. Each strategy contains all checklists, forms, and rubrics necessary for immediate implementation. This revised edition features:
Up to 50% new content reflecting the latest research on improving student learning
A greater emphasis on teaching students in special populations
New strategies and graphics based on the most current brain-based research
Reorganized strategies to help readers find information easily.
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(279mm x 215mm x mm)
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Author Biography - M. Linda Campbell
Linda Campbell has extensive experience at all levels of education, including as a former public school K-12 teacher and NEA school restructuring specialist, and currently as a professor of education at Antioch University Seattle. In addition to serving as the University's project director for the Gates Foundation Early College Initiative for Native Youth, she is a consultant and a presenter. She also works with schools to promote the retention and achievement of Native American youth. Bruce Campbell has over 30 years of experience at all levels of education and has authored numerous articles and books. As a classroom teacher, he developed a nationally acclaimed elementary model that integrated direct instruction, learning centers, and student projects on a daily basis. Campbell currently teaches high-needs students in the Marysville School District, where he also coaches educators new to the profession. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and has consulted for governmental and educational agencies in all 50 states. Additionally, Campbell has taught educators in countries around the world. His areas of focus are ways to improve instruction and how to spark a love of learning among students of all ages.