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  • 1.Developing Responsible and Autonomous Learners: A Key to Motivating Students
    Research has shown that motivation is related to whether or not students have opportunities to be autonomous and to make important academic choices. Having choices allows children to feel that they have control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation.
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  • 2.Practice for Knowledge Acquisition (Not Drill and Kill)
    Researchers who have investigated expert and novice performance have uncovered important distinctions between deliberate practice and other activities, such as work, play and rote repetition.
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  • 3.Research in Brain Function and Learning
    It is important for teachers and parents to understand that maturation of the brain influences learning readiness. For teachers, this is especially important when designing lessons and selecting which strategies to use.
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  • 4.How Do My Students Think: Diagnosing Student Thinking
    Teachers and researchers generally refer to preinstructional knowledge as preconceptions. Pre-assessment of student academic skills and student knowledge may not accurately reflect actual pupil skill and knowledge.
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  • 5.Activity 4.3: Accuracy of Observation
    This activity provides an intriguing introduction to discussions of the accuracy and reliability of humans as observers of behavioral events and environmental characteristics.
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  • 6.Activity 4.1: Experimenter Expectancy
    One source of bias in experimentation concerns the expectations of the experimenter about subject performance.
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  • 7.Activity 4.1: Stereotypes
    This activity illustrates the preconceived attitudes and beliefs held about different groups of people and the relative consistency of those beliefs.
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  • 8.Classroom Management
    Teachers concerned with classroom management typically need help with two issues: preventing discipline problems and dealing with current discipline problems. Researchers have established two systems to help promote an orderly learning environment: positive behavior support, and social and emotional learning.
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  • 9.Activity 4.4: A Neat Little Demonstration of the Benefits of Random Assignment of Subjects in an Experiment
    The major advantage of randomly assigning people to conditions in an experiment is that any variables that might affect the outcome of the experiment that are not controlled will be randomly divided between the conditions of the experiment.
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  • 10.Activity 3.1: Finding Meaning in the Method
    While the specific details of the methodology vary, the logic of experimentation is essentially the same.
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