In this book, award--winning educator Kieran Egan shows how we can transform the experience of K--12 students and help them become more knowledgeable and more creative in their thinking. At the core of this transformative process is imagination which can become the heart of effective learning if it is tied to education's central tasks. An Imaginative Approach to Teaching is a groundbreaking book that offers an understanding of how students' imaginations work in learning and shows how the acquisition of cognitive tools drives students' educational development. This approach is unique in that it engages both the imagination and emotions. The author clearly demonstrates how knowledge comes to life in students' minds if it is introduced in the context of human hopes, fears, and passions. To facilitate this new educational approach, the book includes a wide variety of effective teaching tools -- such as story, rhythm, play, opposition, agency, and meta--narrative understanding -- that value and build upon the way children understand their experiences. Most important, Egan provides frameworks for lesson planning and more than a dozen sample lessons to show how teachers can use these tools to awaken intelligence and imagination in the classroom.
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Descrizione libro Jossey-Bass, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX078797157X
Descrizione libro Jossey-Bass, 2005. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Kieran Egan's work on imagination and learning has addressed our needs as teachers to foster more creative thinking within our classrooms. Tapping into this creative energy has added a whole new level of fascination, not to mention fulfillment, to our 'middle years' teaching. We encourage all educators to use the book to put this unbelievable theory into practice in the near future!" --Anne-Marie Dooner, Peter Obendoerfer, Nicole Marie Kerbrat, and Principal Verland Hicks, middle school educators, Ecole Leila North Community School, Winnipeg, Manitoba"As we come to expect from Kieran Egan, this book is imaginative, engaging, wise, and practical. A terrific resource for teachers at every level." --Nel Noddings, author, Happiness and Education and Lee Jacks Professor of Education Emerita, Stanford University. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_078797157X
Descrizione libro Jossey-Bass, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 078797157X
Descrizione libro Jossey-Bass. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 078797157X This is a hardcover book with dust jacket. Codice libro della libreria 158.XM109
Descrizione libro Jossey-Bass, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P11078797157X
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807879715711.0