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Guided Instruction: How to Develop Confident and Successful Learners

Guided Instruction: How to Develop Confident and Successful Learners

by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey
     
 

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Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey say that helping students develop immediate and lifelong learning skills is best achieved through guided instruction, which they define as saying or doing the just-right thing to get the learner to do "cognitive work" in other words, gradually and successfully transferring knowledge and the responsibility for learning to students

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Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey say that helping students develop immediate and lifelong learning skills is best achieved through guided instruction, which they define as saying or doing the just-right thing to get the learner to do "cognitive work" in other words, gradually and successfully transferring knowledge and the responsibility for learning to students through scaffolds for learning. In this helpful and informative book, they explain how guided instruction fits your classroom and works for your students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416610687
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
10/25/2010
Pages:
140
Sales rank:
1,167,497
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Nancy Frey, Ph.D., a Professor at San Diego State University received the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference. Dr. Frey has published in The Reading Teacher, English Journal, Remedial and Special Education, and Educational Leadership. She has co-authored more than fifty books on English Learners (Language Learners in the English Classroom), assessment (Checking for Understanding), writing (Scaffolded Writing Instruction), literacy (Reading for Information in Elementary School) and vocabulary (Learning Words Inside and Out). Dr. Frey teaches a variety of courses on reading instruction and literacy in content areas, classroom management, and supporting students with diverse learning needs. She also was a third grade classroom teacher.

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