9780131195035

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131195035

  • ISBN10:

    0131195034

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-04-27
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This is a perfect resource for all educators seeking research on the best strategies for raising student achievement through classroom instruction. A guide for educators of students in K-12, readers will find a wealth of research evidence, statistical data, and case studies. Nine categories of instructional strategies that maximize student learning are introduced, along with the pertinent information to understand and synthesize each: Studies in effect size and percentile gain units Guiding principles for using the strategies Classroom examples of model instructional practice Charts, frames, rubrics, organizers, and other tools--will help teachers to apply the strategies immediately in the classoom.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
iv
Applying the Research on Instruction: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
1(12)
Research-Based Strategies
Identifying Similarities and Differences
13(16)
Summarizing and Note Taking
29(20)
Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition
49(11)
Homework and Practice
60(12)
Nonlinguistic Representations
72(12)
Cooperative Learning
84(8)
Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback
92(11)
Generating and Testing Hypotheses
103(8)
Cues, Questions, and Advance Organizers
111(12)
Specific Applications
Teaching Specific Types of Knowledge
123(23)
Using the Nine Categories in Instructional Planning
146(10)
Afterword
156(3)
Appendix: Conversion Table for Effect Size/Percentile Gain 159(2)
References 161(13)
Index 174(3)
About the Authors 177

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