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ERIC Number: EJ882492
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-0022-8958
Working Smarter, Not Harder: Reaching the Tough to Teach. Part III--Strategies and Scaffolding
Rockwell, Sylvia
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v44 n3 p108-113 Spr 2008
"Working Smarter, Not Harder: Reaching the Tough to Teach" is the topic of an exclusive four-part series by the author for the "Kappa Delta Pi Record." Part I, Prior Knowledge and Concept Development, appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of the "Record". Part II, Content Integration, appeared in the Winter 2008 issue. This article is the third of the four-part series. It discusses strategies and scaffolding, and includes information on how to develop strategies for explicitly teaching complex skills embedded in tasks requiring higher-order thinking, synthesis, and evaluation; how to scaffold content and learning tasks; and how to fade prompts and supports as learners' skills increase. [For Part II, see EJ882482.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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