Teaching Children How to Learn DTDS
by Ellic / Ibrahim Published by Delta Publishing
Teaching children how to learn is a ground-breaking book offering Primary language teachers a new and practical methodology based on the importance, now universally recognized in curricula around the world, of teaching children how to learn.
Teaching children how to learn comes from authors Gail Ellis, British Council adviser on Young Learners and Quality for the EU region, and Nayr Ibrahim, Head of Young Learners and Bilingual Section at the British Council, Paris. The authors are passionate about learning to learn and in Teaching children how to learn they aim to help teachers create the optimum conditions for children to reach their full potential as enthusiastic and motivated language learners.
Teaching children how to learn contains three distinctive parts which take teachers through a step-by-step approach to understanding, implementing and reflecting on learning to learn. It shows how learning to learn can be achieved through a "Plan, Do, Do More, Review and Share" routine.
Teaching children how to learn is a rich Teacher Development resource book, combining theory, practical classroom-ready activities, models for teachers, interactive Teacher Development activities, keys and model answers:
Presents the theoretical and methodological concepts of learning to learn
Elaborates a framework of teaching principles for planning and implementing learning to learn systemically and explicitly
Provides teachers with 30 models which enable them to help children learn to learn
Includes 'Wilbur's Toolkit' with over 60 ready to use activity worksheets and record pages. These resources are available online to download and photocopy.
Contains a range of interactive activities to assist teachers in their personal and professional development
Includes a Teacher's Toolkit with keys, model answers, lesson plans and interactive dialogue with the authors