Mental Models for English Language Arts describes strategies, gives visual representations, analogies and stories that assist in the development of accurate internal symbols. Each mental model is designed to move the student closer to a deeper and richer understanding of the standards and abstract concepts necessary for success in the academic setting, as well as meaningful interaction with the world. Mental Models can help students move from the abstract to the concrete, learn and retain abstract information quickly, and understand the structure, purpose, or pattern of a body of knowledge.
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"Excellent teachers use mental models to teach what is important in their discipline."
--Ruby K. PayneAbout the Author:
Ruby K. Payne, author, speaker, publisher, business owner and career educator, is an expert on the mindsets of economic classes and on crossing socioeconomic lines in education, work, and for social change. Dr. Payne s work stems from more than 30 years of first hand experience in the public schools, as high school department head, principal, and central office administrator of staff development. She became known for helping students from all economic backgrounds to achieve academic success. She received her B.A. from Goshen College in Indiana, earned her masters in English Literature from Western Michigan University, and her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from Loyola University in Illinois.
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Book Description aha! Process, Inc., 2006. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111929229542
Book Description aha! Process, Inc., 2006. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1929229542