The Resource Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong

Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong

Label
Awakening genius in the classroom
Title
Awakening genius in the classroom
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Armstrong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Armstrong, Thomas
Dewey number
370.15/23
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF318
LC item number
.A75 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Motivation in education
  • Motivation (Psychology) in children
  • Cognitive styles
Label
Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-80)
Contents
Every student is a genius. 12 qualities of genius: curiosity, playfulness, imagination, creativity, wonder, wisdom, inventiveness, vitality, sensitivity, flexibility, humor, joy. Theoretical foundations: neurological basis, evolutionary basis, biographical basis, phenomenological basis. For further study -- Genius shuts down. Role of the home: emotional dysfunction, poverty, fast-track, lifestyles, rigid ideologies. Role of the school: testing and grading, labeling and tracking, textbooks and worksheet learning, tedium. Role of the popular media: stereotypical images, insipid language, mediocre content. For further study -- How to awaken genius in the classroom. Reawaken the genius in yourself. Provide simple genius experiences. Create a genial climate in the classroom: freedom to choose, open-ended exploration, freedom from judgment, honoring every student's experience, believing in every student's genius. Know that genius is expressed in many ways. For further study
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 81 p.
Isbn
9780871203021
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98019666 //r98
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1135618-01umb_inst
  • 0306440.01
  • (Sirsi) ALD-0653
  • (OCoLC)38930627
Label
Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-80)
Contents
Every student is a genius. 12 qualities of genius: curiosity, playfulness, imagination, creativity, wonder, wisdom, inventiveness, vitality, sensitivity, flexibility, humor, joy. Theoretical foundations: neurological basis, evolutionary basis, biographical basis, phenomenological basis. For further study -- Genius shuts down. Role of the home: emotional dysfunction, poverty, fast-track, lifestyles, rigid ideologies. Role of the school: testing and grading, labeling and tracking, textbooks and worksheet learning, tedium. Role of the popular media: stereotypical images, insipid language, mediocre content. For further study -- How to awaken genius in the classroom. Reawaken the genius in yourself. Provide simple genius experiences. Create a genial climate in the classroom: freedom to choose, open-ended exploration, freedom from judgment, honoring every student's experience, believing in every student's genius. Know that genius is expressed in many ways. For further study
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 81 p.
Isbn
9780871203021
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98019666 //r98
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1135618-01umb_inst
  • 0306440.01
  • (Sirsi) ALD-0653
  • (OCoLC)38930627

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