ANNOUNCING A NEW BOOK FROM BERNICE MCCARTHY…
The learner of the future will want to knowWhy? and What If?
Teaching Around the 4MAT Cycle
What we need to know about our students is not "How much?" intelligence, but "What kind?"
Learning styles are linked to preferences in the ways people perceive and process experience. Bernice McCarthy’s unique 4MAT® cycle is a brain-based teaching method that emphasizes diverse learning styles, honors learner individuality, teaches concepts as well as facts, and improves student thinking and performance on traditional as well as high-stakes assessments.
With 25+ years of field testing and field use supporting its effectiveness, the 4MAT® method uses a 4-quadrant cycle of learning that begins by engaging learners through direct experience, moving them toward
• Reflective observation
Learning happens as we unite our experiences and their meaning with actions that test those meanings in the world. This exciting new resource offers schools a powerful tool to enhance teaching and learning for students with all learning styles, backgrounds, and preferences.
Order Code: TATC Price: $28.95
About Teaching: 4MAT in the Classroom
By Bernice McCarthy, About Teaching challenges educators to abandon the view of learning as disseminating information and to embrace a wider view of the teaching and learning process. It encourages educators to consider not only what students learn, but how and why they learn. Lesson Plans are included in this book.
Key topics include:
•the different ways students learn
About Teaching offers a proven teaching system for infusing the core elements of quality learning into any instructional setting. Through this framework, teachers will learn to create instruction that promotes meaningful and long-lasting learning while giving every student an equal chance to learn.
Order Code: 4MAT Price: $27.55
About Learning presents the profound differences in how people learn and how these differences can be combined to create high performance learning programs. Discover the consistent and replicable forces behind all quality learning programs and how to put them to work in a variety of settings.
“This is a book for lovers of learning. Marvelously creative in ideas and format. Exciting, comprehensive and brimming with ideas and insights.” –Michael Fullan
Our introduction to instructional design is a booklet, presented in interview format, that asks you to consider something you already teach in terms of a well-rounded teaching framework.
• It begins with what most lessons all have, the content. (What do you want learners to know?)
From there, the questioning becomes more diverse:
When you finish this unique perspective on your instruction, you will have a clear sense of strengths and weaknesses of your instructional designs and of what type of learners you are
Order code: GUID Price: $17.20
The 4MAT Research Guide is a detailed synopsis of all research, articles and dissertation which have been published on 4MAT. Each listing includes: 1) title, 2) author, 3) publication name, and 4) a brief abstract. Includes references to both 4MAT and related research. Also includes a lengthy theoretical perspective on the origins of the 4MAT model, including one section on right and left mode processing and one on learning styles.
This book is available in either a printed format or as a pdf on a cd-rom.
Order code: RSCH for Book Price: $40.25
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Order code: RSCH-CD for Book on CD-ROM Price: $17.25
Understanding Ourselves, Understanding our Children: A 4MAT Guide for Helping your Child at School and Home
In this guidebook, you will learn how differences in the ways people learn create profound differences in school success, including...
• Detailed learner type descriptions
• Strategies for helping your child adapt their personal style of learning to the demands of schooling.
• Strategies for helping your little learners “get it” using brain compatible methods and a knowledge of how people learn.
•Ideas for helping your child’s teachers help your child.
As a bonus, you’ll get an approach to family communication that provides balance in family dynamics.
Order code: PARB Price: $17.20
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