Coming Soon: Hooking Students into Learning… in all curriculum areas

by Patricia Hipwell September 05, 2018 5 Comments

Coming Soon: Hooking Students into Learning… in all curriculum areas

After many years of development, Patricia Hipwell’s new book Hooking Students into Learning … in all curriculum areas has hit the printing press.

The book, which is nearly 500 pages long, is a collection of strategies for teachers to start lessons with students engaged in meaningful learning activities. These lesson starters or hooks are beneficial because they:

  • move key facts and figures from short-term to long-term memory
  • activate prior knowledge about a topic (where prior knowledge exists)
  • awaken interest in the topic of the lesson
  • check for understanding
  • improve a variety of skills
  • develop learning strategies
  • improve vocabulary
  • develop collaborative learning strategies

Hooking Students into Learning … in all curriculum areas was written for teachers of students from Year 4  and above and has a wide application in those year levels.

The book will be available for purchase from mid-October. Patricia will also be hosting a book launch in Brisbane in early November.

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5 Responses

Jenny
Jenny

October 04, 2018

Looking forward to adding this next book to our school’s collection of Pat’s other quality resources.

Louise Cosgrove
Louise Cosgrove

September 16, 2018

Pat’s work is always of the highest calibre and so very helpful for students. I cannot wait for the next book!

Marijke Kuypers
Marijke Kuypers

September 09, 2018

Can’t wait for this book to be released. Sounds amazing.

Gaileen Peters
Gaileen Peters

September 05, 2018

Please add me to your email list on the updates and book launch.

Lyndel Zagami
Lyndel Zagami

September 05, 2018

Interested in the new 500 page book!

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