The only text to teach active learning in the middle or secondary classroom, Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject is a sourcebook of hundreds of instructional strategies to engage students in learning for any subject. Specific, practical strategies include ways to get students active from the start through activities that build teamwork and immediately get them thinking about the subject matter. Designed for the preservice and inservice teacher, this book is effective for anyone teaching in middle schools, high schools, colleges, and centers for adult education.
About the Author.
1. Introducing Active Learning.
Mel Silberman is a psychologist known internationally as a pioneer in the areas of interpersonal intelligence, active learning, and facilitation/consultation. As Professor of Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University, Mel has won two awards for his distinguished teaching. He is also President of Active Training, Princeton, N.J., a provider of products and seminars and publications in his areas of expertise. He has more than 30 years experience creating and honing techniques that inspire people to be people smart, learn faster and collaborate effectively.