Make It Stick

Make It Stick
Author: Peter C. Brown,Henry L. Roediger III,Mark A. McDaniel
Release: 2014-04-14
Editor: Harvard University Press
Pages: 330
ISBN: 9780674729018
Language: en
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Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding additional layers of information in new material can enhance learning.

Make It Stick

Make It Stick
Author: Peter C. Brown
Release: 2014-04-14
Editor: Harvard University Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780674419384
Language: en
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Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive. The book speaks to students, teachers, trainers, athletes, and all those interested in lifelong learning and self-improvement.

Powerful Teaching

Powerful Teaching
Author: Pooja K. Agarwal,Patrice M. Bain
Release: 2019-05-13
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781119521839
Language: en
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Unleash powerful teaching and the science of learning in your classroom Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning empowers educators to harness rigorous research on how students learn and unleash it in their classrooms. In this book, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., and veteran K–12 teacher Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., decipher cognitive science research and illustrate ways to successfully apply the science of learning in classrooms settings. This practical resource is filled with evidence-based strategies that are easily implemented in less than a minute—without additional prepping, grading, or funding! Research demonstrates that these powerful strategies raise student achievement by a letter grade or more; boost learning for diverse students, grade levels, and subject areas; and enhance students’ higher order learning and transfer of knowledge beyond the classroom. Drawing on a fifteen-year scientist-teacher collaboration, more than 100 years of research on learning, and rich experiences from educators in K–12 and higher education, the authors present highly accessible step-by-step guidance on how to transform teaching with four essential strategies: Retrieval practice, spacing, interleaving, and feedback-driven metacognition. With Powerful Teaching, you will: Develop a deep understanding of powerful teaching strategies based on the science of learning Gain insight from real-world examples of how evidence-based strategies are being implemented in a variety of academic settings Think critically about your current teaching practices from a research-based perspective Develop tools to share the science of learning with students and parents, ensuring success inside and outside the classroom Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning is an indispensable resource for educators who want to take their instruction to the next level. Equipped with scientific knowledge and evidence-based tools, turn your teaching into powerful teaching and unleash student learning in your classroom.

Made to Stick

Made to Stick
Author: Chip Heath,Dan Heath
Release: 2007-01-02
Editor: Random House
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781588365965
Language: en
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The instant classic about why some ideas thrive, why others die, and how to make your ideas stick. “Anyone interested in influencing others—to buy, to vote, to learn, to diet, to give to charity or to start a revolution—can learn from this book.”—The Washington Post Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus news stories circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas—entrepreneurs, teachers, politicians, and journalists—struggle to make them “stick.” In Made to Stick, Chip and Dan Heath reveal the anatomy of ideas that stick and explain ways to make ideas stickier, such as applying the human scale principle, using the Velcro Theory of Memory, and creating curiosity gaps. Along the way, we discover that sticky messages of all kinds—from the infamous “kidney theft ring” hoax to a coach’s lessons on sportsmanship to a vision for a new product at Sony—draw their power from the same six traits. Made to Stick will transform the way you communicate. It’s a fast-paced tour of success stories (and failures): the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who drank a glass of bacteria to prove a point about stomach ulcers; the charities who make use of the Mother Teresa Effect; the elementary-school teacher whose simulation actually prevented racial prejudice. Provocative, eye-opening, and often surprisingly funny, Made to Stick shows us the vital principles of winning ideas—and tells us how we can apply these rules to making our own messages stick.

The Stick Book

The Stick Book
Author: Fiona Danks,Jo Schofield
Release: 2013-03-01
Editor: Frances Lincoln
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781781011140
Language: en
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The stick is a universal toy. Totally natural, all-purpose, free, it offers limitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure and it provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw material for transformation into almost anything! As New York's Strong National Museum of Play pointd out when they selected a stick for inclusion in their National Toy Hall of Fame, 'It can be a Wild West horse, a medieval knight's sword, a boat on a stream, or a slingshot with a rubber band . . .' In this book Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the way of adventures and bushcraft, creative and imaginative play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more.

Making Math Stick

Making Math Stick
Author: David Costello
Release: 2021-04-09
Editor: Pembroke Publishers Limited
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781551389493
Language: en
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This remarkable book shows teachers how to stop working harder and start working smarter. It describes a shift from “teach-test-move-on” to “teach-connect-apply” to optimize student learning. This valuable resource provides teachers with an understanding of simple, manageable, and sustainable strategies to change their approach immediately. These strategies build on helping students retain math concepts so they can apply them in novel situations down the road. The focus is on supporting teachers in framing instruction so that students strengthen their understanding, and can remember and apply learning. Making Math Stick is a game-changer that champions durable learning for all students.

As We Speak

As We Speak
Author: Peter Meyers,Shann Nix
Release: 2012-08-14
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781439153086
Language: en
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Outlines an empowering approach to public speaking that draws on the co-author's experience with leading companies, covering topics ranging from content and delivery to body language and interpersonal exchanges. Reprint.

Design For How People Learn

Design For How People Learn
Author: Julie Dirksen
Release: 2011-11-07
Editor: New Riders
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780132693769
Language: en
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Products, technologies, and workplaces change so quickly today that everyone is continually learning. Many of us are also teaching, even when it's not in our job descriptions. Whether it's giving a presentation, writing documentation, or creating a website or blog, we need and want to share our knowledge with other people. But if you've ever fallen asleep over a boring textbook, or fast-forwarded through a tedious e-learning exercise, you know that creating a great learning experience is harder than it seems. In Design For How People Learn, you'll discover how to use the key principles behind learning, memory, and attention to create materials that enable your audience to both gain and retain the knowledge and skills you're sharing. Using accessible visual metaphors and concrete methods and examples, Design For How People Learn will teach you how to leverage the fundamental concepts of instructional design both to improve your own learning and to engage your audience.

Uncommon Sense Teaching

Uncommon Sense Teaching
Author: Barbara Oakley, PhD,Beth Rogowsky EdD,Terrence J. Sejnowski
Release: 2021-06-15
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 337
ISBN: 9780593329740
Language: en
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Top 10 Pick for Learning Ladders’ Best Books for Educators Summer 2021 A groundbreaking guide to improve teaching based on the latest research in neuroscience, from the bestselling author of A Mind for Numbers. Neuroscientists and cognitive scientists have made enormous strides in understanding the brain and how we learn, but little of that insight has filtered down to the way teachers teach. Uncommon Sense Teaching applies this research to the classroom for teachers, parents, and anyone interested in improving education. Topics include: • keeping students motivated and engaged, especially with online learning • helping students remember information long-term, so it isn't immediately forgotten after a test • how to teach inclusively in a diverse classroom where students have a wide range of abilities Drawing on research findings as well as the authors' combined decades of experience in the classroom, Uncommon Sense Teaching equips readers with the tools to enhance their teaching, whether they're seasoned professionals or parents trying to offer extra support for their children's education.

Switch

Switch
Author: Chip Heath,Dan Heath
Release: 2010-02-16
Editor: Currency
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780307590169
Language: en
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Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives? The primary obstacle is a conflict that's built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick. Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems - the rational mind and the emotional mind—that compete for control. The rational mind wants a great beach body; the emotional mind wants that Oreo cookie. The rational mind wants to change something at work; the emotional mind loves the comfort of the existing routine. This tension can doom a change effort - but if it is overcome, change can come quickly. In Switch, the Heaths show how everyday people - employees and managers, parents and nurses - have united both minds and, as a result, achieved dramatic results: • The lowly medical interns who managed to defeat an entrenched, decades-old medical practice that was endangering patients • The home-organizing guru who developed a simple technique for overcoming the dread of housekeeping • The manager who transformed a lackadaisical customer-support team into service zealots by removing a standard tool of customer service In a compelling, story-driven narrative, the Heaths bring together decades of counterintuitive research in psychology, sociology, and other fields to shed new light on how we can effect transformative change. Switch shows that successful changes follow a pattern, a pattern you can use to make the changes that matter to you, whether your interest is in changing the world or changing your waistline.

Understanding How We Learn

Understanding How We Learn
Author: Yana Weinstein,Megan Sumeracki,Oliver Caviglioli
Release: 2018-08-22
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 166
ISBN: 9781351358040
Language: en
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Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there’s a preference for relying on our intuitions about what’s best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning into their classroom practice. The book explores exactly what constitutes good evidence for effective learning and teaching strategies, how to make evidence-based judgments instead of relying on intuition, and how to apply findings from cognitive psychology directly to the classroom. Including real-life examples and case studies, FAQs, and a wealth of engaging illustrations to explain complex concepts and emphasize key points, the book is divided into four parts: Evidence-based education and the science of learning Basics of human cognitive processes Strategies for effective learning Tips for students, teachers, and parents. Written by "The Learning Scientists" and fully illustrated by Oliver Caviglioli, Understanding How We Learn is a rejuvenating and fresh examination of cognitive psychology's application to education. This is an essential read for all teachers and educational practitioners, designed to convey the concepts of research to the reality of a teacher's classroom.

Making Learning Stick

Making Learning Stick
Author: Barbara Carnes
Release: 2010
Editor: American Society for Training and Development
Pages: 136
ISBN: 9781562866792
Language: en
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Make Learning Stick is a practical, easy-to-use resource aimed at helping trainers hit the sweet spot of training application on the job. Author Barbara Carnes offers a treasure trove of techniques based on 26 years of experience. The book contains detailed step-by-step instructions for each of the 20 techniques along with dozens of variations likely to suit any training situation. Additional examples are provided on an associated website and are available for downloading.

What the Best College Teachers Do

What the Best College Teachers Do
Author: Ken Bain
Release: 2011-09-01
Editor: Harvard University Press
Pages: 217
ISBN: 9780674283237
Language: en
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Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize awarded annually by Harvard University Press for an outstanding book on education and society What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. The short answer is—it's not what teachers do, it's what they understand. Lesson plans and lecture notes matter less than the special way teachers comprehend the subject and value human learning. Whether historians or physicists, in El Paso or St. Paul, the best teachers know their subjects inside and out—but they also know how to engage and challenge students and to provoke impassioned responses. Most of all, they believe two things fervently: that teaching matters and that students can learn.

How We Learn

How We Learn
Author: Benedict Carey
Release: 2014-09-09
Editor: Random House
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780812993899
Language: en
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In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives. From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success. We’re told that learning is all self-discipline, that we must confine ourselves to designated study areas, turn off the music, and maintain a strict ritual if we want to ace that test, memorize that presentation, or nail that piano recital. But what if almost everything we were told about learning is wrong? And what if there was a way to achieve more with less effort? In How We Learn, award-winning science reporter Benedict Carey sifts through decades of education research and landmark studies to uncover the truth about how our brains absorb and retain information. What he discovers is that, from the moment we are born, we are all learning quickly, efficiently, and automatically; but in our zeal to systematize the process we have ignored valuable, naturally enjoyable learning tools like forgetting, sleeping, and daydreaming. Is a dedicated desk in a quiet room really the best way to study? Can altering your routine improve your recall? Are there times when distraction is good? Is repetition necessary? Carey’s search for answers to these questions yields a wealth of strategies that make learning more a part of our everyday lives—and less of a chore. By road testing many of the counterintuitive techniques described in this book, Carey shows how we can flex the neural muscles that make deep learning possible. Along the way he reveals why teachers should give final exams on the first day of class, why it’s wise to interleave subjects and concepts when learning any new skill, and when it’s smarter to stay up late prepping for that presentation than to rise early for one last cram session. And if this requires some suspension of disbelief, that’s because the research defies what we’ve been told, throughout our lives, about how best to learn. The brain is not like a muscle, at least not in any straightforward sense. It is something else altogether, sensitive to mood, to timing, to circadian rhythms, as well as to location and environment. It doesn’t take orders well, to put it mildly. If the brain is a learning machine, then it is an eccentric one. In How We Learn, Benedict Carey shows us how to exploit its quirks to our advantage.

Make Social and Emotional Learning Stick

Make Social and Emotional Learning Stick
Author: Elizabeth A Sautter
Release: 2020-11-10
Editor: Make It Stick Publishing
Pages: 160
ISBN: 1641844272
Language: en
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The Mom's Choice Award winner, Make Social and Emotional Learning Stick! Practical activities to help your child manage their emotions, navigate social situations and decrease anxiety (2nd edition) has helped thousands of families manage their child's emotions, increase positive behavior and social skills, reduce anxiety, and so much more! Does your child struggle to fit in, make friends, have social confidence and navigate social situations? Does your child experience high levels of anxiety or BIG emotions with meltdowns that happen in the blink of an eye? Are you looking for the energy and patience to help your child develop these skills, but too busy managing the meltdowns, self-regulation issues, and behaviors that come from sensitivities, anxiety, ADHD, or autism? This book offers practical ideas in a user-friendly structure with simple and fun activities that help parents do just that. Learn how to help your child understand social rules, build emotional intelligence, become more mindful and develop better coping skills. Because your child learns the most from YOU! Children need ongoing exposure for greater awareness and understanding of themselves and the complex world in which they live-as well as explanations and practice throughout the day-to manage their emotions, navigate social situations, and reduce anxiety. Over 200 updated simple and easy-to-understand activities show you the teachable moments to use throughout your daily routines with your child. Getting ready for the day, preparing and eating meals together, reading time, going to the doctor, celebrating holidays, and partnering with your child's school become opportunities for discovery and practice of expected social behavior. These social and emotional skills activities, including new mindfulness practices and a new section on bridging home and school, are invaluable for busy or overwhelmed parents. When you have the tools you need to help your child, you can both become more calm, confident, and connected. Read Make Social and Emotional Learning Stick! and help your child: Build conversation skills for better relationships Navigate transitions and boundaries, and try new things Focus on schoolwork instead of resisting or complaining Gain listening and mindfulness skills to build better friendships Identify hidden social rules that make social situations easier Learn empathy and how to see others' perspectives instead of just their own Develop tools to build resilience and emotional regulation, decrease anxiety, and much more! Help your child thrive socially and emotionally-without either of you getting frustrated or overwhelmed!

Stick Man

Stick Man
Author: Julia Donaldson
Release: 2017
Editor: Scholastic Canada
Pages: 34
ISBN: 9781443148979
Language: en
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Summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear Free book by QuickRead com

Summary of    Atomic Habits    by James Clear   Free book by QuickRead com
Author: QuickRead,Lea Schullery
Release: 2022
Editor: QuickRead.com
Pages: 329
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Language: en
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Want more free books like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. Learn about the easy and proven way to build good habits and break the bad ones. What’s a habit? If someone were to ask you about your daily habits, you might need some time to think about them. That’s because a habit, by definition, is an act that you perform automatically by instinct. Like when you walk into a dark room, you instinctively turn on a light switch, right? Habits are actions you don’t even have to think about, which is why you might not realize how a small daily action can have a powerful effect on your life. If you’re saving a dollar a day or smoking a cigarette a day, these actions may not seem like much now, but twenty years from now, those habits can either make you rich or, unfortunately, kill you. That’s why it’s important to understand how habits are formed, so you can learn how to kick the bad habits, implement the healthy ones, and take back control of your life.

How to Become a Straight A Student

How to Become a Straight A Student
Author: Cal Newport
Release: 2006-12-26
Editor: Crown
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780767922715
Language: en
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Looking to jumpstart your GPA? Most college students believe that straight A’s can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students don’t study harder—they study smarter. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, How to Become a Straight-A Student reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, practical system that anyone can master. You will learn how to: • Streamline and maximize your study time • Conquer procrastination • Absorb the material quickly and effectively • Know which reading assignments are critical—and which are not • Target the paper topics that wow professors • Provide A+ answers on exams • Write stellar prose without the agony A strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results, How to Become a Straight-A Student is the only study guide written by students for students—with the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.

Not a Stick

Not a Stick
Author: Antoinette Portis
Release: 2011-02-22
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780061965173
Language: en
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A celebration of the power of imagination from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award-winning creator of Not a Box Experience the thrill of the moment when pretend feels so real that it actually becomes real! Following the critically acclaimed Not a Box, this book proves that a stick is not always just a stick. Whether it's conducting an orchestra, painting a masterpiece, or slaying a dragon—give a child a stick and let imagination take over and the magic begin.

Adaptive Instructional Systems

Adaptive Instructional Systems
Author: Robert A. Sottilare,Jessica Schwarz
Release: 2019-06-14
Editor: Springer
Pages: 664
ISBN: 303022340X
Language: en
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Adaptive Instructional Systems, AIS 2019, held in July 2019 as part of HCI International 2019 in Orlando, FL, USA. HCII 2019 received a total of 5029 submissions, of which 1275 papers and 209 posters were accepted for publication after a careful reviewing process. The 50 papers presented in this volume are organized in topical sections named: Adaptive Instruction Design and Authoring, Interoperability and Standardization in Adaptive Instructional Systems, Instructional Theories in Adaptive Instruction, Learner Assessment and Modelling, AI in Adaptive Instructional Systems, Conversational Tutors.