Processing New Information: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Engage With Content

Processing New Information: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Engage With Content

by Tzeporaw Sahadeo-Turner, Robert J. Marzano

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Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, this instructional guide provides explicit steps, examples, and adaptations to help educators effectively teach students how to retrieve, process, and store critical information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941112038
Publisher: Learning Sciences
Publication date: 04/20/2015
Series: Marzano Center: Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 593,939
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Tzeporaw Sahadeo-Turner, MSEd, MS, has made effective pedagogy and student achievement the primary focuses of her career. Her history as a high school science teacher, an 8th grade comprehensive science teacher, and an administrator with Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) and Florida Virtual School has allowed her to experience and evaluate effective curricula and pedagogy from nearly every angle. Ms. Sahadeo-Turner earned both of her master's degrees from University of South Florida. Her dynamic style has her in high demand across the country. Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is a nationally recognized education researcher, speaker, trainer, and author of more than 30 books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are widely practiced internationally by both teachers and administrators.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

About the Authors xiii

Introduction 1

Processing Mew Information 5

Instructional Technique 1 Using Collaborative Processing 13

Instructional Technique 2 Using Think-Pair-Share 29

Instructional Technique 3 Using Concept Attainment 49

Instructional Technique 4 Using Jigsaw 61

Instructional Technique 5 Using Reciprocal Teaching 75

Instructional Technique 6 Using Scripted Cooperative Dyads 89

Conclusion 99

References 101

Index 103

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