Selected as one of NPR's Best Books of 2016, this book offers superior learning tools for teachers and students, from A to Z. An explosive growth in research on how people learn has revealed many ways to improve teaching and catalyze learning at all ages. The purpose of this book is to present this new science of learning so that educators can creatively translate the science into exceptional practice. The book is highly appropriate for the preparation and professional development of teachers and college faculty, but also parents, trainers, instructional designers, psychology students, and simply curious folks interested in improving their own learning. Based on a popular Stanford University course, The ABCs of How We Learn uses a novel format that is suitable as both a textbook and a popular read. With everyday language, engaging examples, a sense of humor, and solid evidence, it describes 26 unique ways that students learn. Each chapter offers a concise and approachable breakdown of one way people learn, how it works, how we know it works, how and when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. The book presents learning research in a way that educators can creatively translate into exceptional lessons and classroom practice. The book covers field-defining learning theories ranging from behaviorism (R is for Reward) to cognitive psychology (S is for Self-Explanation) to social psychology (O is for Observation). The chapters also introduce lesser-known theories exceptionally relevant to practice, such as arousal theory (X is for eXcitement). Together the theories, evidence, and strategies from each chapter can be combined endlessly to create original and effective learning plans and the means to know if they succeed.

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Daniel L. Schwartz
Editor : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2016-07-26
File Download : 384 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780393709407
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"Covers field-defining learning theories ranging from behaviorism (R is for Reward) to cognitive psychology (S is for Self-Explanation) to social psychology (O is for Observation). The chapters also introduce lesser-known theories ... relevant to practice, such as arousal theory (X is for eXcitement). Together the theories, evidence, and strategies from each chapter can be combined ... to create ... learning plans and the means to know if they succeed"--Page 4 of cover.

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Genre Book : Learning
Author : Daniel L. Schwartz
Editor : W. W. Norton
Release : 2016
File Download : 367 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0393709264
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Make learning the ABCs fun! Do you want your child to learn their ABCs and 123s easily? ABC 123 is a gorgeous illustrated alphabet and number book picture book for toddlers, pre-k, and children around those ages. The adorable pictures are large and colorful and make learning simple for early and beginner readers. This children's book is perfect for early learners. Each letter is accompanied by a silly sentence that will help your child create an association with each letter. The numbers section is created to help your child to learn to count to 10. Each number has a bright and colorul picture along with a fun rhyming sentence. We all know learning your ABCs can be tough.. Learning the alphabet is no easy task! That's why this book was created. It makes learning the alphabet easy and fun. Every letter has a sentence that is memorable and fun to look at. Every picture is unique and your child will be able to form associations with each letter. Easy as ABC, 123.. Learning should be fun. Learning can be an adventure! You are encouraged to read the sentences aloud to your child while they look at the colorful pictures. Interaction is the key. You can have your child repeat the sentence aloud for added benefits! Scroll up and buy a copy today and share the magic of learning with your child!

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Author : Uncle Amon
Editor :
Release : 2016-08-08
File Download : 50 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1536907294
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Presents the letters of the alphabet with images of items corresponding with each letter.

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Genre Book : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Laura Ronay
Editor :
Release : 2009
File Download : 26 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1606130005
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The ABCs of Learning Issues is a valuable tool for parents to further their understanding of various learning disabilities and behaviors that they observe in their homes and hear about from their children's teachers. The information presented empowers parents to identify, recognize and rectify specific learning disabilities that are described in formal evaluations, on standardized tests, and in school environments. Written by Dana Stahl, M.ED., an educational consultant who overcame her own learning disabilities in early childhood to become an honor student and enjoy a successful career helping other families recognize and overcome their learning issues. The ABCs of Learning Issues: >Includes specific strategies and examples of clinical and educators definitions >Provides a global understanding of what these definitions mean >Identifies behaviors parents observe at home >Defines effective strategies to incorporate at school and at home >Has a robust 'Resources' section that includes a glossary, tips for parents to effectively communicate with their school, and a list of community organizations that can provide assistance. The ABCs of Learning Issues promotes a common language between parents and educators. It bridges the gap between the school and the home by demystifying the areas of concerns that educators observe in school and parents experience at home. Learning disabilities affects up to 20 percent of students between the ages of 3 and 21. Parents of these children often need help understanding the specific learning issues and the behaviors their children present, in addition to recognizing how their children's learning disability adversely affects his or her academic performance. With a thorough understanding of individual learning issues and a common dialogue, parents can develop a partnership with schools and be advocates to help their children reach their full academic, social and emotional potential. Readers have the opportunity to ask Dana confidential questions regarding their children's individual profile through the Ask Dana component at http://educationalalternativesllc.com/educational-advice/.

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Author : Dana Stahl
Editor : Educational Alternatives, LLC
Release : 2018-04-20
File Download : 188 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0996846700
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Fun, imaginative and colorful characters, illustrations and rhymes to teach the ABCs and numbers. At story time and bedtime, you'll laugh and giggle with this fun and playful romp through the ABCs. The letters and numbers are beautifully illustrated. Each page features rhymes, silly sentences and playful scenes with Alex the Alligator (an astronaut) to Zack the Zebra (ziplining over the zoo). You'll tickle your child's imagination with this wonderful alphabet and counting book. Pete the Pirate and 25 more characters bring the alphabet to life. Then add funny frogs, whales and turtles ... and kids will magically start counting to 10, too! You'll hear, "Again. Read it again" with the playful scenes. The read-out-loud sentences make learning letters and numbers fun. Plus, a special page invites you to add your child's name to the story, too! If you love story time and bedtime reading, and teaching letters, sounds and numbers, ABCs and 123s for Boys will go on your list for best ABC and counting book for kids. It's a great book for all kids age 0-5.

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Author : Thomas Michael McLaughlin
Editor :
Release : 2020-07-16
File Download : 48 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1734896108
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ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine is an invaluable resource for both novice and experienced medical teachers. It emphasises the teacher’s role as a facilitator of learning rather than a transmitter of knowledge, and is designed to be practical and accessible not only to those new to the profession, but also to those who wish to keep abreast of developments in medical education. Fully updated and revised, this new edition continues to provide an accessible account of the most important domains of medical education including educational design, assessment, feedback and evaluation. The succinct chapters contained in this ABC are designed to help new teachers learn to teach and for experienced teachers to become even better than they are. Four new chapters have been added covering topics such as social media; quality assurance of assessments; mindfulness and learner supervision. Written by an expert editorial team with an international selection of authoritative contributors, this edition of ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine is an excellent introductory text for doctors and other health professionals starting out in their careers, as well as being an important reference for experienced educators.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author : Peter Cantillon
Editor : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-07-10
File Download : 136 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781118892169
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Kids love that they can draw all over these books, and parents love that they can wipe away the scribbles! Highlights knows the best way to get kids to practice writing is to make it fun, and Highlights(TM) My First ABC does just that! Features thick board-book pages and comes with a marker and a place to store it. In between tracing upper- and lower-case letters, kids can write their way through age-appropriate puzzles.

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Author : Highlights Learning
Editor : Highlights
Release : 2016-08-23
File Download : 28 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781629797069
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Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity? The ABCs of LGBT+ is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In The ABCs of LGBT+, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about: - sexual identity - teens in a binary world - the LGBT family - and more The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell’s The ABC’s of LGBT+ has the answers. We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell’s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell’s own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge… a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.”

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author : Ashley Mardell
Editor : Mango Media Inc.
Release : 2016-11-08
File Download : 190 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781633534087
Price : FREE

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In Marvel's Avengers Chalkboard ABC, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, and others unite to join kids as they learn the alphabet! Mixing the alphabet with Avengers characters, themes, and more ("C is for Captain America"), this write-and-wipe book provides tracing and composition practice, getting kids familiar with the alphabet while keeping them entertained. It’s the perfect book for parents to complete with their children or young students to explore on their own. With easy-to-follow instructions, wipe-away pages kids can write on (before cleaning them off and starting again!), and chalk included, this book is a treasure for early learners. Nothing makes learning exciting like your favorite Marvel Super Heroes!

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Genre Book : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Walter Foster Jr. Creative Team
Editor : Walter Foster Jr
Release : 2017-05-08
File Download : 14 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1633222535
Price : FREE

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