Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

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ASCD, Jan 1, 2001 - Education - 178 pages
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How do you bring research findings into the classroom and how do you find the time to research the research? In this valuable resource, the authors have examined decades of research findings to distill the results into nine categories of teaching strategies that have positive effects on student learning.
  

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User Review  - Gretchen Mary - Goodreads

This book has a lot of ideas and instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom. It is a bit more difficult to read than some of the other straight forward books. Marzano explains the ... Read full review

Review: Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

User Review  - Julie Connor - Goodreads

Marzano offers clear steps rooted in solid researched-based data and strategies that help teachers drive successful instruction in the classroom. Read full review

Contents

An Idea Whose Time Has Come
1
Identifying Similarities and Differences
13
Summarizing and Notetaking
29
Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition
49
Homework and Practice
60
Nonlinguistic Representations
72
Cooperative Learning
84
Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback
92
Cues Questions and Advance Organizers
111
Teaching Specific Types of Knowledge
123
Using the Nine Categories in Instructional Planning
146
Afterword
156
Appendix
159
References
161
Index
174
About the Authors
177

Generating and Testing Hypotheses
103

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About the author (2001)

Dr. Robert J. Marzano is CEO and co-founder of Marzano Research Laboratory, which specializes in school reform efforts to enhance student academic achievement. Over his 40 years in education, the central theme of his work has been translating research and theory into practical programs and tools for teachers and administrators. He is the author of more than 30 books, 150 articles, and more than 100 curriculum guides and related materials for teachers and students.

Learn more about Jane Pollock's PD offeringsJane E. Pollock, Learning Horizon, Inc., specializes in teaching and supervising learning. She provides long-term consulting services to schools worldwide that help them improve student learning and teaching practices. Dr. Pollock is the author of "Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time" (2007) and the coauthor of "Dimensions of Learning Teacher and Training Manuals" (1996), "Assessment, Grading and Record Keeping "(1999), "Classroom Instruction" "That Works "(2001), "Improving Student Learning One Principal at a Time (2009) and Improving Student Learning by Minding the Gap (2011)". She is an adjunct faculty member for various universities in the United States. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Pollock has earned degrees at the University of Colorado and Duke University.

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