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New Designs for Teaching and Learning: Promoting Active Learning in Tomorrow's Schools

ISBN: 978-0-7879-0020-5
366 pages
October 1994, Jossey-Bass
New Designs for Teaching and Learning: Promoting Active Learning in Tomorrow
Offers a practical survey of the most important trAnds in education--including critical thinking, cooperative learning, and portfolio assessment--and shows how they can be translated into classroom practice.
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1. Introduction: Revitalizing Teaching
Part One: New Instructional Developments
2. Critical Thinking
3. Cooperative Learning
4. Electronic Learning
5. Assessment Alternatives
Part Two: Content in the Classroom
6. Integrated Language Arts
7. Mathematical Power
8. Scientific Literacy
9. The Arts
10. Social Responsibility
11. Conclusion: A Bottom-Up Approach to Reform
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DENNIS ADAMS is a professor in the Department of Childhood Studies and Reading at West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania. MARY HAMM is a professor of Education at San Francisco State University.
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