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

by Robert J. Marzano Debra J. Pickering Jane E. Pollock

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 classroom.

Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of Teaching

by Robert J. Marzano Tony Frontier David Livingston

The authors of this this book trace the changes that have occurred in supervision and leadership in US education history, then detail an approach that focuses on enhancing teachers' pedagogical skills and therefore student achievement, which entails five conditions that must be met to develop teacher expertise: a well-articulated knowledge base, focused feedback and practice, opportunities to observe and discuss expertise, clear criteria and a plan for success, and recognition of expertise.

Literature: American Literature

by Arthur N. Applebee Jim Burke Douglas Carnine Yvette Jackson Judith A. Langer Robert J. Marzano Mary Lou Mccloskey Donna M. Ogle Carol Booth Olson Lydia Stack Carol Ann Tomlinson Robert T. Jiménez Janet Allen et al.

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