Effective Teaching, Effective Learning: Making the Personality Connection in Your Classroom

Effective Teaching, Effective Learning: Making the Personality Connection in Your Classroom

by Alice M . Fairhurst (Author), LisaL.Fairhurst (Author)


Drawing on contemporary psychological insights, this book shows how both teaching and learning styles are rooted in the dynamics of personality. By opening the door to a whole range of teaching techniques addressing the personality needs of different students, Effective Teaching, Effective Learning will prove an invaluable aid to classroom teachers, parents, school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and all those concerned with contemporary educational issues. Filled with practical, concrete suggestions, this book: clarifies the strengths and weaknesses of different teaching and learning styles, helps teachers get more satisfaction out of teaching by identifying new ways to reach students with various learning styles, matches the different types of learners with the teaching approaches and materials most likely to work for them, provides specific steps for handling conflict, discipline, and academic and interpersonal issues.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 314
Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing
Published: 31 Dec 1995

ISBN 10: 0891060782
ISBN 13: 9780891060789

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Effective Teaching, Effective Learning is filled with easy-to-implement suggestions. * Learning *
The knowledge [the authors] share about temperament, personality type, and learning styles, culled from their years of teaching experience, makes this a valuable resource for anyone interested in improving our schools...Teachers, administrators, and parents will gain valuable insights. * Childhood Education *
Author Bio
Alice M. Fairhurst, M.S., has spent thirty years as a teacher, counselor, corporate trainer, and administrator. She is a well-known expert on personality type and a frequent speaker to professional groups. Lisa L. Fairhust has spent over ten years as a secondary school math teacher to both gifted and disadvantaged youth.