Author: Todd Stanley
Product Code: 7622
ISBN: 9781618217615
Pages: 148
Availability: In stock.


This book offers teaching strategies that allow educators to provide students with authentic learning experiences that they can apply to their lives in school—and beyond. Beginning with a justification for authentic learning and how it teaches 21st-century skills, each subsequent chapter discusses a specific strategy and how it allows for authenticity. Strategies include project-based learning, problem-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and simulations. The book also includes a section on the role of the authentic teacher in the classroom and tips for managing an authentic classroom. The book concludes with specific tactics that can be used inside and outside the classroom to bring the real world to students.

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by Ron Henrich
on 4/3/2019
from Cincinnati, OH
Gifted Support Advisor
For those that are confused in the world of PBL, and how it can relate to the myriad of strategies while teaching the gifted child, this book uncovers the differences in the nuances of the buzzwords of today and makes them applicable and relevant in the classroom.  If a teacher read this book and utilized the advice contained within it, then the classroom would turn into a place of infectious energy and excitement as it taps into the intrinsic need of authentic learning.    
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