The Pedagogy of Confidence: Inspiring High Intellectual Performance in Urban Schools

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Parent Toolkit is a one-stop shop resource that was produced and developed with parents in mind. Yvette is driven to provide and promote pedagogy that enables students who are disenfranchised and marginalized to demonstrate their strengths and innate intellectual potential.

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She has applied her research in neuroscience, gifted education, literacy, and the cognitive mediation theory of the eminent cognitive psychologist, Dr. The author seeks to "rekindle the belief in the vast capacity of underachieving urban students," and offers strategies to help educators inspire intellectual performance. Jackson proposes that a paradigm shift towards a focus on strengths will reinvigorate educators' passion for teaching and belief in their ability to raise the intellectual achievement of their students.

Jackson addresses how educators can systematically support the development of motivation, reflective and cognitive skills, and high performance when standards and assessments are predisposed to non-conceptual methods. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. In her new book, Yvette Jackson shows educators how to focus on students' strengths to inspire learning and high intellectual performance.

Jackson asserts that the myth that the route to increasing achievement by focusing on weaknesses promoted by policies such as NCLB has blinded us to the strengths and intellectual potential of urban students--devaluing the motivation, In her new book, Yvette Jackson shows educators how to focus on students' strengths to inspire learning and high intellectual performance. Jackson asserts that the myth that the route to increasing achievement by focusing on weaknesses promoted by policies such as NCLB has blinded us to the strengths and intellectual potential of urban students--devaluing the motivation, initiative, and confidence of dedicated educators to search for and optimize this potential.

The Pedagogy of Confidence dispels this myth and provides practical approaches for rekindling educators' belief in their ability to inspire the vast capacity of their urban students. Book Features: Describes practical approaches and examples of how inspirational educators implement High Operational Practices, offering strategies for dealing with cultural disconnects, the influence of new technologies, and language preferences of students. Illustrates how educators empower student investment in the "mediative learning community" to foster positive relationships.

Presents historical, cognitive, and neuroscience research, providing educators the rationale and benefits of changing old policies and practices to new ones that will guide students to intellectual development, self-directed learning, and self-actualization.

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Explores the theory and methodology of cognitive psychologist Reuven Feuerstein, upon which The Pedagogy of Confidence is based. Get A Copy.

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