The Resource Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong, (ebook)

Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong, (ebook)

Label
Awakening genius in the classroom
Title
Awakening genius in the classroom
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Armstrong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Every student is a genius," declares author Thomas Armstrong, and an educator's most important job is to discover and nurture the "genius qualities" that all students were born with but that may no longer be obvious. Urging readers to look beyond traditional understandings of what constitutes genius, Armstrong describes 12 such qualities: curiosity, playfulness, imagination, creativity, wonder, wisdom, inventiveness, vitality, sensitivity, flexibility, humor, and joy. He cites research in various fields that supports this broader understanding of genius and explains how influences in the home, the popular media, and the school itself "shut down" the genius in students. Combining thoughtful insights and practical information, Armstrong offers guiding principles to help educators awaken genius in the classroom--beginning with awakening the genius in themselves. Readers will find dozens of suggested activities and helpful resources to provide "genius experiences" and create a "genial climate" in the classroom. In addition, suggestions for further study at the end of each section provide starting points for personal and professional reflection and growth. As it celebrates the potential brainpower waiting to be unlocked in classrooms everywhere, Awakening Genius in the Classroom inspires educators to look at their students from a different perspective and to reinvigorate their teaching with a new sense of excitement and possibility. The result, Armstrong concludes, could extend far beyond the classroom and transform not only our schools, but the entire world
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Armstrong, Thomas
Dewey number
370.15/23
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Motivation in education
  • Motivation (Psychology) in children
  • Cognitive styles
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781416616122
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12229126
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12229126
System control number
MWT12229126
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Awakening genius in the classroom, Thomas Armstrong, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781416616122
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12229126
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12229126
System control number
MWT12229126
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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