"This book will provide valuable assistance, organization, and vision to teachers for whom lesson planning is new or challenging!"
—Stephen M. Bongiovi, English Department Chair
Seaford High School, NY
"I found myself engrossed, reading every word, and quite frankly, wishing for even more! Beyond a doubt, teachers will use this book!"
—Ronald W. Poplau, Instructor
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, KS
"A very useful addition to my teaching methodology! There is a need for this book."
—J. Petrina McCarty-Puhl, Science Teacher
Robert McQueen High School, Reno, NV
Strengthen critical thinking skills with strategies that dramatically improve student performance!
Coauthored by two internationally renowned educators and researchers, this resource helps teachers strengthen their classroom practice with lessons that promote successful intelligence—a set of abilities that allow students to adapt and succeed within their environment, make the most of their strengths, and learn to compensate for their weaknesses.
The authors demonstrate how to design instructional units that help students apply successful intelligence to solve problems and make decisions. This research-based text also includes:
- Sample unit plans and 40 ready-to-use lessons illustrated with classroom examples
- Proven assessment techniques to promote the development of creative, analytical, and practical thinking skills
- Approaches to encourage both passive and active learning
With teacher reflection activities and suggested homework for students, this resource is ideal for strengthening students' higher-order thinking abilities and raising overall academic performance!