Intro to Less Talk: A Self Guided Manual

Introduction for Less Talk A Self-Guided How-To Manual for Teacher Development by Ken Moss  
Dedicated to passionate teachers everywhere, at every level,
in any  subject.
Original copyright 1997 and subsequently expanded here in 2014
by Ken Moss, all rights relinquished
  Topics Addressed in the Text
Talking Heads
Getting Acquainted with Neighborhood 
Ideal Presentation Length Roles for Learning Facilitators 
The Sound of What Works Three Dimensions of Learning 
Presentation as Introduction Taking Center Stage 
Rhythms of Good Lessons Raising Presentations to Level of Art 
Pedagogical Lesson Planning Modalities of Human Learning 
Computer Use in Teacher Prep Fostering Individual Expression 
Models of Lesson Plan Design Dialoguing 
Planned Spontaneity Establishing Written Communication 
Classroom Architecture Moderating Discussions 
The 2% rule “Pass” 
Classical Education Revisited  Group Process Commentator 
Redefining Curriculum The Supernumerary 
The Real World Restoring Community 
Getting to Know Students Redefining At-Home Work 
Checking In Strategies for Assessment 
Sticking Points Professionalism 

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