Improving Human Learning in the Classroom

Improving Human Learning in the Classroom

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Improving Human Learning in the Classroom provides a functional and realistic approach to facilitate learning through a demonstration of commonalities between the various theories of learning. Designed to assist educators in eliciting students' prior knowledge, providing feedback, transfer of knowledge, and promoting self-assessment, Taylor and MacKenney provide proven strategies for infusing various learning theories into a curriculum, guiding educators to find their own strategies for promoting learning in the classroom. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods investigate learning theories and reforms in education. Quantitative data sources build the theoretical framework for educating the student, as well as developing strategies for closing the achievement gap. Taylor and MacKenney fuse personal experiences with solid strategies for human learning.Literature-based reading instruction provides for instruction in context and on an as-needed basis, self-selection of texts, ... The whole-language model, which has sparked much controversy, is a literature-based model, but it also presents aanbsp;...

Title:Improving Human Learning in the Classroom
Author:George R. Taylor, Loretta MacKenney
Publisher:R&L Education - 2008-10-03


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