Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility / Edition 1

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility / Edition 1

by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416606351

ISBN-13: 9781416606352

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development


Better Learning Through Structured Teaching describes how teachers can help students develop stronger learning skills by ensuring that instruction moves from modeling and guided practice (situations where the teacher has most of the responsibility) to collaborative learning and, finally, to independent tasks.

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Better Learning Through Structured Teaching describes how teachers can help students develop stronger learning skills by ensuring that instruction moves from modeling and guided practice (situations where the teacher has most of the responsibility) to collaborative learning and, finally, to independent tasks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416606352
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Learning, or Not Learning, in School     1
Focus Lessons: Establishing Purpose and Modeling     17
Guided Instruction: Cues, Prompts, and Questions     39
Collaborative Learning: Consolidating Thinking with Peers     62
Independent Learning Tasks: Not Just "Do It Yourself School"     86
Implementing a Gradual Release of Responsibility Model     110
References     134
Index     141
About the Authors     145

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