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The Act Of Teaching Donald R. Cruickshank

The Act Of Teaching

Donald R. Cruickshank

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ISBN : 9780070007895
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480 pages
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Designed for the general methods course, this renowned text provides the broadest content coverage related to understanding oneself as a teacher. It provides understanding of ones students and how they learn, and understanding of what is known aboutMoreDesigned for the general methods course, this renowned text provides the broadest content coverage related to understanding oneself as a teacher. It provides understanding of ones students and how they learn, and understanding of what is known about the act of teaching. This book contains the most up-to-date knowledge base about the teaching profession. In its second edition, The Act of Teaching continues to provide students with the explicit, step-by-step guidance needed to get them up-and-running as practitioners of the most commonly used teaching strategies: presentation, discussion, independent study, cooperative learning, discovery learning, direct instruction, and individualized instruction. In addition, it provides thorough and up-to-date coverage of such major topics as instructional planning, maintaining time-on-task, monitoring, questioning, assuring clarity, classroom management and assessment, and providing reinforcement and corrective feedback.