A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

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ASCD, 2009 - Education - 319 pages
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"Implementing the action steps from ASCD's best-seller The Art and Science of Teaching is much easier when you use this in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Hundreds of samples, guidelines, checklists, and activities help teachers in all grades and subjects become instant experts on Robert Marzano's breakthrough framework for effective instruction. A series of 25 modules equips any classroom teacher with a logical planning sequence that ensures you establish learning goals and track progress, help students interact with new knowledge, test hypotheses, and develop deep understandings, and Establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students. " .
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Establishing and Communicating Learning Goals
9
Designing and Using Formative Assessments
25
Identifying CriticalInput Experiences and Using Previewing Strategies
47
Using Cooperative Learning Curriculum Chunking and Descriptions Discussionsand Predictions
55
Helping Students Elaborate on NewContent Summarize and Represent Their Learning and Refl ect on Their Learning
67
Examining Similarities and Differences and Identifying Errors in Thinking
85
Helping Students Practice Skills Strategies and Processes
101
Additional Cognitive Affective and Social Interaction Strategies for Promoting Student Engagement
187
Effective Classroom Organization
199
Establishing and Maintaining Classroom Rules and Procedures
211
Acknowledging Students Adherence to Classroom Rules and Procedures
227
Acknowledging Students Lack of Adherence to Classroom Rules and Procedures
235
Communicating Appropriate Levels of Concern and Cooperation
251
Communicating Appropriate Levels of Guidance and Control
261
Identifying HighExpectancy and LowExpectancy Students
271

Using Homework and Academic Notebooks to Deepen Student Understanding
109
Teaching Students to Support Claims and Assertions with Evidence
119
Hypothesis Testing and HigherOrder Thinking
131
Engaging Students in Task Design Cooperative Learning and SelfEvaluation
143
Using Games and Inconsequential Competition to Promote Student Engagement
157
Questioning Physical Movement and Pacing
167
Changing Behavior Toward LowExpectancy Students
279
Identifying the Focus of a Unit
289
Developing Effective Lessons
299
References
317
About the Authors
319
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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.

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