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Performance Based Learning (2ND 08 Edition)by Berman
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Provides excellent, thorough examples of lessons for classroom use. The lessons follow a user-friendly pattern and include outstanding rubrics that can be adapted easily by the teacher.-Debra Rose Howell, TeacherMonte Cristo Elementary, Granite Falls, WA
Gives educators new to performance learning a broad collection of examples for using this model. The sample lessons are tied to learning standards and incorporate a myriad of different modalities.-Rachel Moreno, Associate Professional SpecialistUniversity of Notre Dame
Motivate students and increase their achievement with high-interest learning tasks
Teachers can promote long-lasting learning, build higher-order thinking skills, develop individual student accountability, and increase student achievement by incorporating performance learning tasks into the curriculum. In this second edition of Performance-Based Learning, Sally Berman demonstrates how this model can be modified for learners at different grade and ability levels, and offers an abundance of sample lesson plans that show how to use performance-based learning throughout the content areas.
The updated edition includes an expanded discussion of cooperative learning teams, a new section on how to design effective performance-based learning activities, and a collection of reproducible masters for planning and implementation. Chapters with lesson plans include: A performance task to use as is or adapt for specific student groupsThe curriculum standards related to the taskReflection guidelines to help students evaluate their learning Web resources for planning and implementing performance learning tasks
New and veteran teachers alike will use this detailedresource again and again to plan activities that engage students and inspire them to become invested in their own learning.
Offers sample lesson plans that promote performance-based learning throughout the content areas, plus rubrics, updated research, projects, and an expanded discussion of cooperative learning teams.
Performance-Based Learning: Aligning Experiential Tasks and Assessment to Increase Learning demonstrates how teachers can promote student achievement by incorporating performance tasks into the curriculum. This resource provides an abundance of sample lesson plans and rubrics that integrate performance-based learning across multiple content areas and can be modified for students at different grade and ability levels. The revised edition includes updated research, a new section about how to design your own performance-based learning activities, an expanded discussion of cooperative learning teams, and a collection of reproducible masters that teachers can use for planning and implementation.
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