ERIC Number: ED468434
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
What Works in Classroom Instruction.
Marzano, Robert J.; Gaddy, Barbara B.; Dean, Ceri
This report provides K-12 educators with instructional strategies that research shows have the greatest likelihood of positively affecting student learning. The 12 chapters include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Identifying Similarities and Differences (comparing, classifying, creating metaphors, and creating analogies); (3) "Summarizing and Note Taking"; (4) "Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition"; (5) "Homework and Practice"; (6) "Nonlinguistic Representations" (graphic organizers, pictures and pictographs, mental pictures, concrete representations, and kinesthetic activity); (7) "Cooperative Learning"; (8) "Setting Goals and Providing Feedback"; (9) "Generating and Testing Hypotheses"; (10) "Activating Prior Knowledge" (cues and questions and advance organizers); (11)"Teaching Specific Types of Knowledge" (vocabulary terms and phrases, details, organizing ideas, skills and tactics, and processes); and (12) "Using Instructional Strategies in Unit Planning" (at the beginning, during, and at the end of a unit of instruction). (Contains 146 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Analogy, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Feedback, Graphic Organizers, Homework, Hypothesis Testing, Kinesthetic Methods, Metaphors, Notetaking, Planning, Positive Reinforcement, Prior Learning, Recognition (Achievement), Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, 2550 South Parker Road, Suite 500, Aurora, CO 80014-1678. Tel: 303-337-0990; Fax: 303-337-3005; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, Aurora, CO.