Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement
Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, 2004 - Education - 178 pages
This brief book presents research on the best strategies for raising student achievement through classroom instruction. Readers will find a wealth of research evidence, statistical data, and case studies. Nine categories of instructional strategies--Identifying Similarities and Differences; Summarizing and Note Taking; Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition; Homework and Practice; Nonlinguistic Representations; Cooperative Learning; Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback; Generating and Testing Hypotheses; and Cues, Questions, and Advance Organizers--that maximize student learning are introduced, along with the pertinent information to understand and synthesize each. For elementary school educators, administrators, and academic advisors and counselors.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mrsarey - LibraryThing
This is a very dry book with a lot of excellent ideas. Though hard to read, it is valid in what it presents. Read full review
Review: Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student AchievementUser Review - Devin - Goodreads
Awesome book for any educator, especially one that is just getting into the field (that's me!) Not only does Marzano give you great instructional strategies, but he breaks it down to specifics and then gives examples on how you can use it in your classroom!! Read full review