Instruction: A Models Approach / Edition 6

Instruction: A Models Approach / Edition 6

by Thomas H. Estes, Susan L. Mintz, Mary Alice Gunter
     
 

This classroom-ready resource makes instructional models clear and relevant for readers by placing them within a standards-based and instructionally aligned process.

Instruction: A Models Approach closely links more than ten instructional models based on current research and evidence-based practice to the preparation of objectives, differentiation

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This classroom-ready resource makes instructional models clear and relevant for readers by placing them within a standards-based and instructionally aligned process.

Instruction: A Models Approach closely links more than ten instructional models based on current research and evidence-based practice to the preparation of objectives, differentiation practices, and assessment options.

The text includes scenarios of the models in both elementary and secondary classrooms, lesson plans for both elementary and secondary classes in a variety of content areas, and detailed steps for implementing the model using evidence based instructional strategies. Attention is paid to when and how the models can be used in particular contexts with specific skills and knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137046737
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
371,785
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION

1. Educational Standards

2. Organizing Content

3. Instructional Objectives, Assessment, and Instruction

PART II: MATCHING OBJECTIVES TO INSTRUCTION: A MODELS APPROACH

4. The Direct Instruction Model: Teaching Skills, Facts, and Knowledge

5. The Concept Attainment Model: Defining Concepts Inductively

6. The Concept Development Model: Analyzing the Relationships between Parts of a Concept

7. Problem-Centered Inquiry Models: Teaching Problem Solving through Discovery and Questioning

8. Synectics: Developing Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

9. The Cause and Effect Model: Influencing Events by Analyzing Causality

10. Socratic Seminar: Analyzing Text

11. The Vocabulary Acquisition Model: Learning the Spellings and Meanings of Words

12. The Integrative Model: Generalizing from Data

13. Cooperative Learning Models: Improving Student Learning Using Small Groups

PART THREE PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: MATCHING OBJECTIVES TO INSTRUCTIONAL MODELS

14. A Kindergarten Case Study

15. A Middle School Case Study

16. A High School Case Study

17. The Wisdom of Practice: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

References

Index

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