Foreword by John Hattie
First published in 2001, Classroom Instruction That Works revolutionized teaching by linking classroom strategies to evidence of increased student learning. Now this landmark guide has been reenergized and reorganized for today’s classroom with new evidence-based insights and a refined framework that strengthens instructional planning. Whether you’re new to this book or are an expert in the nine research-based teaching strategies, this second edition helps you take your classroom practice to a higher level of effectiveness. Explore new research explaining the impact each of the nine teaching strategies has on student achievement and effect sizes. Learn new insights about how and why some strategies work more effectively than others. And discover how all nine instructional strategies relate to essential skills for 21st century learners. Plus, a completely rethought Instructional Planning Guide makes it easier for you to know when to emphasize each of the instructional strategies and use them to
- Create an environment for learning that ensures an effective backdrop for every lesson.
- Develop your students’ understanding by using their prior knowledge as scaffolding for new learning.
- Help students extend and apply knowledge and move beyond “right answer” learning to an expanded understanding and use of concepts and skills.