Seeking Wisdom in Adult Teaching and Learning

Seeking Wisdom in Adult Teaching and Learning Author Wilma Fraser
ISBN-10 9781137562951
Release 2017-10-24
Pages 223
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This book concerns the pursuit of wisdom in education, and the argument that wisdom – personified here as Sophia – is tragically marginalised or absent in current Western epistemological discourses. It includes a review of key historical and classical framings which have lost much potency and relevance as certain cultural narratives hold sway; these include the reductionist, technicist and highly instrumentalist discourses which shape the articulation and delivery of much education policy and practice, whilst reflecting similar troubling framings from broader neoliberal perspectives. Fraser argues that wisdom’s marginalisation has had, and continues to have, profoundly deleterious consequences for our educative practices. Through a compelling combination of narrative and autoethnographic techniques, while also drawing on philosophical and cultural traditions, the book pushes at the boundaries of emerging knowledge, including how knowledge is generated. It will be of interest to those who facilitate the learning of adults in a variety of settings as well as to students and supervisors seeking exemplars and 'justification' for working in non-traditional ways.



Adult Education and the Pursuit of Wisdom

Adult Education and the Pursuit of Wisdom Author Elizabeth J. Tisdell
ISBN-10 9781118207864
Release 2011-10-13
Pages 112
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Delve into the nature and mystery of wisdom in adult education, and what it might mean for the practice of adult education in the complexity of changing times. This issue begins with a look at the nature of wisdom, the wisdom of nature, and how it relates to current issues in the field of adult education. It then looks to neuroscience and the evolution of sacred knowing to explore the connection between learning and wisdom. Covering transcendent and practical wisdom, the issue then draws on Eastern, Western, and Mideastern cultural and religious perspectives to develop a fuller understanding of wisdom. Finally, it covers the aspects of gender and/or culture in relation to wisdom, though in quite different ways. This is the 131st volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, this indispensable series explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of adult and continuing education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.



Lectionary Based Catechesis for Children

Lectionary Based Catechesis for Children Author Sylvia DeVillers
ISBN-10 0809135051
Release 1994-01
Pages 137
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A guide to help catechists find ways of integrating lectionary readings with existing curriculum-based materials for children; includes practical ideas, sample lesson plans and a catechist formation program.



High School Talksheets Updated

High School Talksheets Updated Author David Lynn
ISBN-10 9780310872627
Release 2010-12-21
Pages 112
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TalkSheets have been working for youth group leaders for more than a decade. Now they are radically updated and ready to stimulate high schoolers toward in-depth discussions on real issues--everything from drinking to social justice.



Learning for Leadership

Learning for Leadership Author Eleanor Drago-Severson
ISBN-10 9781412994408
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 320
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Prepare education leaders to support adult professional growth with this comprehensive guide! Help foster an understanding of adult development that enables education leaders to support professional learning—or build capacity—across schools and districts with this one-of-a-kind resource. Based on adult developmental theory and filled with practical, actionable advice as well as takeaways, you’ll learn to: Design and implement action plans based on a learning-oriented model of school leadership and capacity building: Teaming, Providing Leadership Roles, Collegial Inquiry, and Mentoring Build robust and effective professional learning initiatives that increases student achievement Help leaders bridge theory and practice with first-hand case study analyses



Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning Author Rebecca Grothe
ISBN-10 0806629991
Release 1997
Pages 237
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For all who teach adults in churches, this is a practical handbook of ideas, teaching methods, and strategies for lifelong learning and spiritual growth. Written by eleven experts in adult Christian education from across the United States, the chapters combine theory and practice and are filled with examples and case studies to enliven Christian education for adults. Chapter topics include: - Why Lifelong Learning? - What Teachers Need to Know about Adults Today - How Adults Learn - Five Key Factors in Good Teaching - Content Areas of Adult Study - Opportunities for Adult Education - Making the Connections - Organizing for Adult Education For beginning teachers this will be a basic handbook to keep on their shelf for inspiration and guidance. Experienced teachers will discover fresh ideas to revitalize their classes and encourage lifelong learning. The book will also be a text for college and seminary students.



Finding Wisdom

Finding Wisdom Author Merriam Fields Bleyl, PhD
ISBN-10 1450003524
Release 2009-12-11
Pages 293
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Finding Wisdom: Learning From Those Who Are Wise looks at wisdom through the lives of nineteen wise individuals from five distinct cultures—Navajo, Japanese, Kenyan, Saami, and Western European. The philosophies of these men and women unfold through their life stories. Traveling the world to meet these extraordinary men and women, the author discovered what the wise have in common, regardless of their cultures. All of us can benefit from those individuals who generate wise thoughts and actions. Through learning about “wise ones” who live among us, readers will find guidance for navigating through difficult times in their own lives and will learn to recognize the universal attributes of wisdom. Finding Wisdom explores wisdom as an attribute that men and women can and do attain. The book also addresses the questions: What is wisdom? Who is wise? What makes them so? How does one seek wisdom? Can wisdom be taught? and What difference can wisdom make in contemporary society?



Teaching and Learning from the Inside Out Revitalizing Ourselves and Our Institutions

Teaching and Learning from the Inside Out  Revitalizing Ourselves and Our Institutions Author Margaret Golden
ISBN-10 9781118431566
Release 2012-06-13
Pages 128
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By reclaiming the passions of our hearts and exploring insights and ideas, we begin a remembering of ourselves. As we begin to reclaim our wholeness, we also have the capacity to renew and revitalize our institutions from within. After a long career of writing and speaking about how living in congruence—without division between inner and outer life—allows for being present with ourselves and those who journey with us, Parker Palmer and colleagues at the Center for Courage & Renewal developed a process of shared exploration. This Circle of Trust® approach encourages people to live and work more authentically within their families, workplaces, and communities. This issue explores the transformative power of engaging in a Circle of Trust. The authors examine its direct applications to teaching and learning, and they explore and discuss the research being done by the facilitators of this work. This is the 130th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education series. New Directions for Teaching and Learning offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.



Just in Time Communion Services

Just in Time  Communion Services Author Robin Knowles Wallace
ISBN-10 9781426726040
Release 2011-07-01
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The Just In Time! series offers brief, practical resources of immediate help for pastors at an affordable price. This book introduces the practice of Communion and offers a collection of Communion prayers and ready-to-use resources for worship. Included is information on Communion elements, vessels, and methods with answers to commonly asked questions. Rev. Knowles Wallace gives four possible orders of Communion, various ways to offer Communion, and prayers and resources for specific seasons and holy days in the church year from Advent through Thanksgiving. Also includes: Communion prayers for special occasions such as: commissioning services, weddings, funerals, and Confirmation. Services in this book are appropriate for use at hospitals, camps, retreats, and shut-ins' homes, as well as more traditional worship settings.



Praying for Our Adult Sons and Daughters

Praying for Our Adult Sons and Daughters Author John & Therese Boucher
ISBN-10 9781593254407
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 184
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No one ever stops being a mom or a dad. So when our children become adults, we still worry about them—and want to care for them. One way we can still care for them is to lift them up in prayer. When we do so, God's love for them—and for us—is unleashed. We are able to replace our concern with a love that comes from the heart of God. Our Father moves mountains of worry and discouragement, leaving new refreshment and delight in its place. This book is designed for parents who want to pray for their adult sons and daughters with the kind of power that makes a real difference in matters of the heart. • Gives parents hope, encouragement, and a renewed commitment to pray and to relate lovingly to their adult sons and daughters. • Addresses the desire to be a better parent and shows how parents can best pray for specific needs. • Each chapter ends with a series of questions for reflection and introduces a "prayer skill" that will enable parents to persist in prayer and try new ways of praying for their adult sons and daughters.



Writing Teaching Learning

Writing  Teaching  Learning Author Richard Layton Graves
ISBN-10 0867094885
Release 1999
Pages 353
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More than a sourcebook, Writing, Teaching, Learning is a celebration of the writing-teaching process, reflecting the best writing about the teaching of writing published within the last ten years.



Classroom Conversations

Classroom Conversations Author Alexandra Miletta
ISBN-10 9781595585615
Release 2008-10-07
Pages 336
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In Classroom Conversations, two generations of educators—a mother and daughter—point us to the great thinkers who have shaped their beliefs and practices in education, and who continue to influence teachers today. Nineteen essays by educators from Dewey to Delpit offer parents and new educators an education degree in a nutshell. The Milettas frame these touchstone texts with commentary explaining why these writers resonate for them, sharing not only the personal meanings they have derived from the selections but why these writings have endured in the field over time. Brief biographies set each author in context for the lay reader. As educational fads and jargon come and go, parents and teachers alike will appreciate and find value in the wisdom distilled here. Classroom Conversations will help experienced teachers find renewed meaning in these seminal essays and will help younger teachers discover just how important the work they do can be. For parents, the book will inform and enrich their understanding of their children’s educational experience.



Debates in Music Teaching

Debates in Music Teaching Author Chris Philpott
ISBN-10 9781136303524
Release 2012-07-26
Pages 272
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Debates in Music Teaching encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in music education. It aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and supports the development of new ways of looking at ideas around teaching and learning in music. Accessible and comprehensive chapters will stimulate thinking and creativity in relation to theory and practice, and will facilitate readers in reaching their own informed judgements and rationalising their position with deep theoretical knowledge and understanding. Throughout the book, international experts in the field consider key issues including: the justification for music in the school curriculum partnerships in music education and the identity of the music teacher technology and conceptions of musicianship social justice and music education the place of diverse musical genres and traditions in the music curriculum critical thinking and music education autonomy and integrity for music in cross-curricular work the politics, sociology and philosophy of music education. Debates in Music Teaching is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of the subject. Including carefully annotated further reading and reflective questions to help shape research and writing, this collection stimulates critical and creative thinking in relation to contemporary debates within music education.



Teacher Student Relationships Toward Personalized Education

Teacher Student Relationships  Toward Personalized Education Author Beth Bernstein-Yamashiro
ISBN-10 9781118661154
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 136
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Explore the complexity of teacher-student relationships in secondary school settings and learn how these largely unscripted relationships function for students and teachers in their learning and socioemotional development. For teachers, the relationships provide a foundation for pedagogical and curricular endeavors and lead to their increased investment in students’ growth, development, and academic success. Students who have such relationships feel more comfortable in their learning environments, interested in the material, and motivated to perform well. We discuss what these relationships look like from the perspectives of teacher and student. Topics include: Drawing appropriate boundaries School-provided guidelines and guidance Formats for supporting teachers A whole school approach to working on students’ emotional challenges Relationships in after-school programs. The voices of teachers and students in this volume show how much young people want to feel known and engage with teachers and how much teachers feel rewarded and invigorated by taking the step to connect with students on this level. This is the 137th volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.



Sehnsucht nach Gott

Sehnsucht nach Gott Author John Piper
ISBN-10 3935188293
Release 2005
Pages 420
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Sehnsucht nach Gott has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Sehnsucht nach Gott also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Sehnsucht nach Gott book for free.



Police Management Beyond 2000

Police Management Beyond 2000 Author
ISBN-10 0702152692
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 287
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In the field of police management, there is a great need for material that is specific to south Africa and that covers the new and challenging issues found in the SAPS management training programmers.



Adult Teacher

Adult Teacher Author
ISBN-10 0882434470
Release 1985
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Adult Teacher has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Adult Teacher also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Adult Teacher book for free.