Pressley, Levin, & Delaney (1982). The mnemonic keyword method.

Pressley, M., Levin, J. R., & Delaney, H. D. (1982). The mnemonic keyword method. Review of Educational Research, 52(1), 61-91. doi: 10.2307/1170273. “… ‘mnemonic devices’ (systematic procedures for transforming difficult to remember stimuli into more easily remembered stimuli) …” (p 61) “As originally conceived (Atkinson, 1975), the keyword method is a two-stage process for learning … Read more

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Calhoun, Poirier, Simon, & Mueller (2001). Teacher (and District) Research: Three Inquiries into the Picture Word Inductive Model.

Calhoun, E., Poirier, T., Simon, N., & Mueller, L. (2001). Teacher (and District) Research: Three Inquiries into the Picture Word Inductive Model. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED456107. [Article describing use of Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM), with research] “… research on instructional strategies and on promoting growth in reading and writing …” (p 1) … Read more

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Cabral (1987). Role Playing As a Group Intervention.

Cabral, R. J. (1987). Role Playing As a Group Intervention. Small Group Research, 18(4), 470-482. doi: 10.1177/104649648701800403. “Role playing is a generic term for a variety of group dramatic procedures that involve spontaneous enactment of either real or hypothetical social situations.” (p 470) “Participants … select their own words, gestures, and methods of expression.” (p … Read more

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Joyce & Weil (2000). Models of Teaching and Learning; Where Do They Come From and How Are They Used?

Joyce, B. R., & Weil, M. (2000). Models of Teaching and Learning; Where Do They Come From and How Are They Used? In Models of Teaching (6th ed., pp. 13-28). Allyn and Bacon. “The core of the teaching process is the arrangement of environments within which the students can interact and study how to learn … Read more

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Joyce & Weil (2000). Personality and Learning Styles; Adapting to Individual Differences. In Models of Teaching.

Joyce, B. R., & Weil, M. (2000). Personality and Learning Styles; Adapting to Individual Differences. In Models of Teaching (6th ed., pp. 97-108). Allyn and Bacon. [Chapter about Conceptual Systems Theory] “… a framework that can be used to understand some of the important ways that students respond differently to the world.” (p 97) “… … Read more

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Rosenshine (1985). Direct instruction.

Rosenshine, B. (1985). Direct instruction. In T. Husén & T. N. Postlethwaite (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education (Vols. 1-10, Vol. 3). Oxford: Pergamon Press. “… the term has been used to refer to explicit, step-by-step instruction directed by the teacher.” (p 1395) “… other similar terms such as systematic teaching, explicit instruction, explicit teaching, and … Read more

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Haas (1978). Synectics.

Haas, J. (1978). Synectics. In A. W. Foshay & I. Morrisett (Eds.), Beyond the Scientific: A Comprehensive View of Consciousness. (pp. 141-150). Social Science Education Consortium. Retrieved from http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED177080. “… make the strange familiar, and the familiar strange.” (p 141) “One definition is the joining together of different and apparently irrelevant or unrelated items. He … Read more

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Hummell (2006). Synectics for creative thinking in technology education.

Hummell, L. (2006). Synectics for creative thinking in technology education. The Technology Teacher, 66(3), 22-27. [Article related to Synectics. Several examples of application are provided.] “Synectics outlines the processes that people can use to help them overcome mental blocks while working on difficult tasks.” (p 22) “… designed to ‘make the familiar strange, to help … Read more

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