High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching / Edition 1

High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching / Edition 1

by Jim Knight
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1412981778
ISBN-13:
9781412981774
Pub. Date:
11/30/2012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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Overview

High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching / Edition 1

Small changes can lead to big results!

Best-selling author Jim Knight presents the high-leverage strategies that make the biggest difference in student learning. Featuring checklists, numerous observation tools, and online videos of teachers implementing the practices, this revolutionary book focuses on the three areas of high-impact instruction:


  • Content planning, including using guiding questions, learning maps, and formative assessment
  • Instructional practices such as the use of thinking prompts, effective questions, challenging assignments, and experiential learning
  • Community building, in which you shape a classroom culture that promotes well-being, creativity, learning, and high expectations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412981774
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/30/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 95,604
Product dimensions: 7.16(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group.

Jim wrote the first article on the topic of instructional coaching for The Journal of Staff Development, and his book Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2007) popularized the idea. Jim edited Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives (Corwin, 2009) and co-authored Coaching Classroom Management (Pacific Northwest Publishing, 2010). Jim’s other books include Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach to Dramatically Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2011), High-Impact Instruction: A Framework or Great Teaching (Corwin, 2013), and Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction (Corwin, 2014).

Jim’s articles on professional learning, teaching, and instructional coaching have appeared in journals such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, Kappan, and Educational Leadership.

Frequently asked to lead professional learning, Jim has presented to more than 30,000 educators from six continents. He has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. Jim also writes the Radical Learners blog.

Table of Contents

List of Companion Website Resources
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Personal Bests
Part I. Planning
2. Guiding Questions
3. Formative Assessment
4. Learning Maps
Part II. Instruction
5. Thinking Prompts
6. Effective Questions
7. Stories
8. Cooperative Learning
9. Authentic Learning
Part III. Community Building
10. Learner-Friendly Culture
11. Power With, Not Power Over
12. Freedom Within Form
13. Expectations
14. Witness to the Good
15. Fluent Corrections
Conclusion
References and Further Readings
Index

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