No More Mindless Homework

No More Mindless Homework Author Kathy Collins
ISBN-10 0325092818
Release 2017-04-13
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The Homework Myth

The Homework Myth Author Alfie Kohn
ISBN-10 9780738211343
Release 2007-04-03
Pages 256
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So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose? Kohn's incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitiveness has left our kids with less free time, and our families with more conflict. Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families and our children's love of learning.



Variability in Human Performance

Variability in Human Performance Author Thomas J. Smith
ISBN-10 9781466579729
Release 2014-08-26
Pages 389
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Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical implications of human performance variability by providing a broad perspective on how and why such variability occurs across a number of disciplinary domains. The text takes an approach that rests upon the idea of context, or design, specificity in performance, namely that variability in performance is closely referenced to design factors in the environment in which performance is occurring. An exploration of the link between variability and related processes, the book introduces a comprehensive framework for understanding human performance variability, presented in terms of how human control of behavior is closely tied to design factors in the performance environment. The authors introduce empirical evidence, as well as practical examples and application areas, in support of this framework. The book begins with coverage of neurobiological and biomechanical basis of movement variability, then examines rich and extensive empirical evidence available for context specificity in cognitive performance and learning, as a basis for cognitive performance variability. The book then reviews the evidence for context specificity in: Student learning Displaced feedback conditions Human error behavior Affective performance Social and team performance The authors also explore work performance as influenced by complex sociotechnical systems and as a basis for performance variability, applying control systems concepts to an interpretation of the nature and basis of performance variability in all of these domains. They conclude by taking an evolutionary perspective on the origins and behavioral significance of human performance variability. The book then provides strategies on how individuals, groups, and organizations can significantly reduce variability in human performance that often leads to systems failures.



Homework Sucks

Homework Sucks Author Simon Mayo
ISBN-10 9781446497067
Release 2012-10-11
Pages 240
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Can a crocodile spit? What does the Queen have for dinner? How do you measure a rainbow? Why is q always followed by u? Originally open for children to phone in with their homework issues, these days the ‘Homework Sucks’ segment of Simon Mayo’s award-winning Drivetime show invites listeners of all ages to send in questions they've always wanted to ask. Because the chances are a member of the very clever Radio 2 audience will have an answer. So now all you need to do is learn the contents of this book by heart. We apologize if, in the process, you become: a) smarter b) more interesting c) better at pub quizzes d) all of the above Got a question? Got a better answer? Join in! #homeworksucks



Horace s School

Horace s School Author Theodore R. Sizer
ISBN-10 0395755344
Release 1997-09-01
Pages 238
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Since the late 1970s, Theodore Sizer has studied and worked among hundreds of American high schools. His research was first published in 1984 in Horace's Compromise, and since then, the scope ofally. Sizer now proposes a process of redesign which respects the best of the rich traditions of secondary schooling while doing far more to educate our youth.



Homework Done Right

Homework Done Right Author Barbara Knighton
ISBN-10 9781412976534
Release 2010-04-14
Pages 202
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This step-by-step guide shows teachers how homework assignments can connect with the curriculum and with students lives, including strategies and sample assignments for all grade levels."



No More Excuses

No More Excuses Author Michael A. Stevens
ISBN-10 9781599793917
Release 2008
Pages 114
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In this thought-provoking book, Michael A. Stevens examines the cause of absence for African-American males in the houses of worship and the solutions to this growing epidemic. After reading this message, you will understand why most men avoid church, learn what can be done to engage and retain a healthy balanced gender congregation, and recognize the spiritual impact when men are connected to their local church. As a leading expert in African-American church growth, Stevens dispels the misconceptions and offers a blueprint for the future of one of the church's most endangered species.



Rethinking Homework

Rethinking Homework Author Cathy Vatterott
ISBN-10 9781416608257
Release 2009
Pages 180
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Is homework an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice that alienates and discourages a significant number of students? The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, "There's a growing suspicion that something is wrong with homework." Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the years; how such factors as family life, the media, and the "balance movement" have affected the homework controversy; and what research--and educators' common sense--tells us about the effects of homework on student learning. The best way to address the pro- and anti-homework controversy is not to eliminate homework. Instead, the author urges educators to replace the "old paradigm" (characterized by longstanding cultural beliefs, moralistic views, the puritan work ethic, and behaviorist philosophy) with a "new paradigm" based on the following elements: * Designing quality homework tasks; * Differentiating homework tasks; * Deemphasizing grading of homework; * Improving homework completion; and * Implementing homework strategies and support programs. Numerous examples from teachers and schools that have revised their practices and policies for homework illustrate the new paradigm in action. The end product is homework that works--for all students, at all levels.



Zoo

Zoo Author James Patterson
ISBN-10 9783641183059
Release 2015-10-19
Pages 384
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Seit Jahrhunderten herrschen die Menschen über die Tiere. Doch nun schlagen sie zurück ... Jackson Oz, ein junger New Yorker Evolutionsbiologe, beobachtet seit einiger Zeit ein ungewöhnliches Verhalten bei Tieren: Überall auf der Welt fallen sie über Menschen her, und töten diese mit einer nie zuvor dagewesenen Brutalität. Oz fürchtet, dass sich das Problem zu einer massiven Bedrohung für die gesamte Menschheit ausweiten könnte. Zunächst nimmt ihn niemand mit dieser Theorie ernst, doch dann häufen sich die Vorfälle. Gemeinsam mit der Umweltforscherin Chloe setzt Oz alles daran, die Mächtigen dieser Erde zu überzeugen, dass sie handeln müssen. Doch die Tiere werden immer aggressiver ...



Survival

Survival Author Jonathan Lipow
ISBN-10 9781498512992
Release 2016-07-29
Pages 192
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How should national security concerns alter our perception of what constitutes good economic policy? Survival: The Economic Underpinnings of American National Security introduces principles of national security thinking relevant to public policy, then illustrates application of these principles in a number of policy areas including fiscal policy, healthcare, education, immigration, welfare and poverty abatement, energy, and the environment.



Wer bin ich wenn ich online bin

Wer bin ich  wenn ich online bin   Author Nicholas Carr
ISBN-10 9783641080686
Release 2011-12-22
Pages 384
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Wie beeinflusst sie Körper und Geist? Heute schon gegoogelt? Im Durchschnitt sind die Deutschen etwa zweieinhalb Stunden täglich online. Neuesten Studien zufolge, so zeigt Bestsellerautor und IT-Experte Nicholas Carr, bewirkt bereits eine Onlinestunde am Tag erstaunliche neurologische Prägungen in unserem Gehirn. Wer das Internet nach Informationen, sozialen Kontakten oder Unterhaltung durchforstet, verwendet, anders als beim Buch- oder Zeitunglesen, einen Großteil seiner geistigen Energie auf die Beherrschung des Mediums selbst. Und macht sich um die Inhalte, buchstäblich, keinen Kopf. Die Folge: Im Internetzeitalter lesen wir oberflächlicher, lernen wir schlechter, erinnern wir uns schwächer denn je. Von den Anpassungsleistungen unseres Gehirns profitieren nicht wir, sondern die Konzerne, die mit Klickzahlen Kasse machen. In seinem neuen Buch verbindet Carr, zwanzig Jahre nach Entstehung des World Wide Web, seine medienkritische Bilanz mit einer erhellenden Zeitreise durch Philosophie-, Technologie- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte – von Sokrates’ Skepsis gegenüber der Schrift, dem Menschen als Uhrwerk und Nietzsches Schreibmaschine bis zum User als Gegenstand aktueller Debatten und Studien. Und er vermittelt – jenseits von vagem Kulturpessimismus – anhand greifbarer Untersuchungen und Experimente, wie das Internet unser Denken verändert.



Auf den Feldern der Ehre

Auf den Feldern der Ehre Author Jon Krakauer
ISBN-10 3492264026
Release 2011
Pages 445
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Auf den Feldern der Ehre has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Auf den Feldern der Ehre also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Auf den Feldern der Ehre book for free.



The Common Core an Uncommon Opportunity

The Common Core  an Uncommon Opportunity Author Judith K. March
ISBN-10 9781452271828
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 288
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This book shows school leaders how to redesign their instructional delivery system, both at primary and secondary level. What's more, March and Peters describe how to integrate 21st Century Skills at the very same time. This will help readers: Develop consistent and structured teaching and learning practices across content areas Ensure sustainable processes through continuous curriculum review and revision Strategically use data to monitor student performance goals Support and sustain enacted reforms through district-wide infrastructure adjustments Provide teachers with Common Core-aligned course tools, including sample curriculum maps, lessons, and specific teaching suggestions



Shake Up Call

Shake Up Call Author Ron Nash
ISBN-10 9781475801446
Release 2012-10-05
Pages 136
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Traditional, teacher-centered classrooms are not serving the needs of our students. Their futures will increasingly demand skill sets in the areas of communication, collaboration, and critical thinking; worksheets, videos, and lectures will not prepare them for the challenges they will face in an increasingly-global economy. Shake-Up Call: The Need to Transform K-12 Classroom Methodology calls on educators at every level to challenge the status quo and take risks on behalf of kids. Ron Nash calls on teachers to move off the stage and become facilitators in a process where students are heavily engaged in their own learning. Teachers need to get kids up, moving, pairing, sharing, and asking questions as they seek to understand content-related information. This book reminds teachers of the importance of feedback in the continuous-improvement process, along with the role of consistency. In order to get students up, moving, and sharing, classrooms must be set up to allow for this movement; Nash includes an appendix full of pictures showing classroom configurations that facilitate movement and academic conversations. The final chapter calls for an end to isolation as teachers move to collaboration and the power of We.



Learning to Teach

Learning to Teach Author Julian Stern
ISBN-10 UVA:X002623890
Release 1995
Pages 169
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Learning to Teach has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Learning to Teach also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Learning to Teach book for free.



The Second Machine Age

The Second Machine Age Author Andrew Mcafee
ISBN-10 9783864702228
Release 2014-10-01
Pages 368
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Computer sind mittlerweile so intelligent geworden, dass die nächste industrielle Revolution unmittelbar bevorsteht. Wer profitiert, wer verliert? Antworten auf diese Fragen bietet das neue Buch der Technologie-Profis Erik Brynjolfsson und Andrew McAfee. Seit Jahren arbeiten wir mit Computern - und Computer für uns. Mittlerweile sind die Maschinen so intelligent geworden, dass sie zu Leistungen fähig sind, die vor Kurzem noch undenkbar waren: Sie fahren Auto, sie schreiben eigene Texte - und sie besiegen Großmeister im Schach. Dieser Entwicklungssprung ist nur der Anfang. In ihrem neuen Buch zeigen zwei renommierte Professoren, welch atemberaubende Entwicklungen uns noch bevorstehen: Die zweite industrielle Revolution kommt! Welche Auswirkungen wird das haben? Welche Chancen winken, welche Risiken drohen? Was geschieht dabei mit den Menschen, was mit der Umwelt? Und was werden Gesellschaft und Politik tun, um die Auswirkungen dieser "neuen digitalen Intelligenz" für alle bestmöglich zu gestalten? Dieses Buch nimmt Sie mit auf eine Reise in eine Zukunft, die schon längst begonnen hat.



Homework for Grown ups

Homework for Grown ups Author Beth Coates
ISBN-10 9781407020266
Release 2008-12-05
Pages 432
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Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Perplexed by past participles? Bewildered already? Fret no longer. Swot up with Homework for Grown-Ups - a brilliantly informative and entertaining book of old-school knowledge for adults. It covers everything from algebra and prime numbers, English grammar and the Big Bang theory, and an easy way to remember the order of the planets and Britain's kings and queens, to art, Latin, P.E., home economics, and much more. Packed with essential facts, figures and theories, along with fun but challenging test papers to keep you on your toes, it might just equip parents to handle their child's homework without humiliation.