A Handbook for Classroom Instruction that Works

A Handbook for Classroom Instruction that Works

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For courses in Educational Psychology, Advanced Educational Psychology, and General Methods for the elementary, middle school, or secondary levels. Designed as a self-study resource, this handbook guides readers through nine categories of instructional strategies proven to improve student achievement, and to apply the teaching practices from the companion text, Classroom Instruction That Works. For each of the nine categories, exercises, brief questionnaires, tips and recommendations, samples, worksheets, rubrics, and other tools are provided so teachers can apply what they've learned immediately in the classroom.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 208.3 x 274.3 x 20.3mm | 771.12g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • black & white line drawings, figures
  • 0131195050
  • 9780131195059
  • 669,373

Table of contents

IntroductionSection 1: Identifying Similarities and DifferencesComparingClassifyingCreating MetaphorsCreating AnalogiesSection 2: Summarizing and Note TakingSummarizingNotetakingSection 3: Reinforcing Effort and Providing RecognitionReinforcing EffortProviding RecognitionSection 4: Homework and PracticeHomeworkPracticeSection 5: Representing KnowledgeNonlinguistic RepresentationsSection 6: Learning GroupsCooperative LearningSection 7: Setting Objectives and Providing FeedbackSetting ObjectivesProviding FeedbackSection Eight: Generating and Testing HypothesesSystems AnalysisProblem SolvingDecision MakingHistorical InvestigationExperimental InquiryInventionSection 9: Cues, Questions, and Advance OrganizersCues and QuestionsAdvance OrganizersSection 10: Specific Types of KnowledgeVocabularyDetailsOrganizing IdeasSkills and ProcessesPutting It All TogetherAppendixReferences and ResourcesIndexAbout the Authors
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