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""Sit and Get"" Won't Grow Dendrites : 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain.

Author: Marcia L Tate
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Make professional development unforgettableTeaching busy adults can be a daunting task. How do you grab their attention and make material memorable? Expert Marcia Tate knows how adults learn best and shares 20 professional development strategies that work. What you'll find in the 2nd edition: 20 learning strategies proven to engage adults and boost long-term retention 150 professional learning activities that spark  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tate, Marcia L.
""Sit and Get"" Won't Grow Dendrites : 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia L Tate
ISBN: 9781412999342 1412999340
OCLC Number: 958568027
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorIntroduction: Adult Learning Theory1. Brainstorming and Discussion2. Drawing and Artwork3. Field Trips4. Games5. Graphic Organizers, Semantic Maps, and Word Webs6. Humor and Celebration7. Manipulatives and Models8. Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes9. Mnemonic Devices10. Movement11. Music, Rhythm, Rhyme, and Rap12. Project-Based and Problem-Based Instruction13. Reciprocal Teaching, Cooperative Learning, and Peer Coaching14. Role Plays, Drama, Pantomimes, and Charades15. Storytelling16. Technology17. Visualization and Guided Imagery18. Visuals19. Work Study, Action Research, and Professional Learning Communities20. Writing and ReflectionResource A: Professional Learning Lesson DesignResource B: Sample Professional Learning Lesson DesignsResource C: Tips for Making Your Professional Learning UnforgettableResource D: Secrets for Looking Younger, Staying Healthier, and Living LongerBibliographyIndex

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In this updated edition of the best-selling book, Marcia Tate uncovers how to deliver memorable, high-impact learning experiences to adults in ways they learn best.  Read more...

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