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What types of instructional strategies work best to improve student achievement? Where can I learn about those strategies? How can I use them in my classroom? Whether you address these issues alone or as part of a study group, you'll find the answers in this book. These strategies can be applied to all content, in all grades, with all students.

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Published December 3rd 2005 by Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (first published January 1st 2001)
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Jason Lilly
May 31, 2011 Jason Lilly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think one of the reasons why most of the reviews for this book are poor is because many school districts around the country have pushed these strategies down teachers throats. When this book was first distributed through our district, I was impressed because I was a fairly new teacher. The book includes many different strategies and even master copies of handouts and graphic organizers for use in the classroom. As a newer teacher, this is one of the things that makes a book of educational stra ...more
Tracey
This book is great for a new teacher, or an experienced teacher needing a refresher course on instruction. While there is nothing, I mean, NOTHING, new in this book, it does bring together instructional strategies for an effective teacher to use in the classroom.
Rick Christiansen
I had just finished Marzano's Classroom Instruction that Works so this handbook was redundant. I actually preferred the research stats and format of Classroom Instruction that Works compared to this one. This handbook has the same ideas presented in the other book, but in more of a self-study workshop type format. I did not go through and fill out each Module as the book was intended, so it was not that useful to me. New teachers may benefit more from this book (i.e. its graphic organizers, the ...more
Jessica
Dec 01, 2010 Jessica rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011, 2013
This is a great resource for teachers and review the following teaching strategies:
-Similarities & Differences
-Summarizing & Note Taking
-Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition
-Homework & Practice
-Representing Knowledge
-Learning Groups
-Setting Objectives & Providing Feedback
-Generating & Testing Hypotheses
-Cues, Questions, & Advance Organizers
-Specific Types of Knowledge
Vwteach02
Jun 29, 2015 Vwteach02 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this along with our districts continuous improvement movement. This book works perfectly by creating a student-centered classroom and growth mindset. Definitely should be a read for every year!
Clickety
Jul 01, 2008 Clickety rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ownit, nonfiction
Details on several (six, I think) instructional strategies shown to be particularly effective in increasing student achievement.
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