Facilitating Authentic Learning, Grades 6-12

Facilitating Authentic Learning, Grades 6-12

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Your single-best way to nurture higher-order thinking With all the pressure to accelerate instruction, how can we possibly find the time to encourage students to do some serious thinking? With Facilitating Authentic Learning, Laura Thomas provides the answer: through constructivist, experiential teaching methods. Grade 6a€“12 teachers will learn how to: Plan learning experiences that teach content and process at the same time Assess students' development of 21st-century skills Coach students to do the hard work of authentic learning while providing support Teach reflection techniques that help students learn from experiences and mistakesLeta#39;s look at these questions again through a slightly different lens. ... Ia#39;ve always loved it, ever since I read it in Ms. Throckmortona#39;s 10th-grade English class. ... Their responses to my traditionally written final exams usually reflected a surface- level understanding of the plot (at best) and some superficial awareness of theanbsp;...

Title:Facilitating Authentic Learning, Grades 6-12
Author:Laura L. R. Thomas
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2012-10-30


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