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The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right Research-Based Strategy for Every Lesson / Edition 1
     

The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right Research-Based Strategy for Every Lesson / Edition 1

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by Harvey F. Silver, Richard W. Strong, Matthew J. Perini
 

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ISBN-10: 1416606092

ISBN-13: 9781416606093

Pub. Date: 10/28/2007

Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

Are you looking for high-impact, research-based strategies to transform your students into high-achieving and inspired learners? In The Strategic Teacher, you'll find a repertoire of strategies designed and proven to meet today's high standards and reach diverse learners. Twenty reliable, flexible strategies (along with dozens of variations) are organized into these

Overview

Are you looking for high-impact, research-based strategies to transform your students into high-achieving and inspired learners? In The Strategic Teacher, you'll find a repertoire of strategies designed and proven to meet today's high standards and reach diverse learners. Twenty reliable, flexible strategies (along with dozens of variations) are organized into these groups of instruction:
*mastery style to emphasize the development of student memory;
*understanding style to expand students' capacities to reason and explain;
*self-expressive style to stimulate and nourish students' imaginations and creativity;
*interpersonal style to help students find meaning in the relationships they forge as partners and team members, united in the act of learning; and
*four-style strategies that integrate all four styles.

To guide teachers in delivering content to students, the authors started with the best research-based teaching and learning strategies and created a tool called the Strategic Dashboard. The dashboard provides information about each teaching strategy in a concise, visual profile; it is also designed to document how you incorporate current, highly respected research into your instructional plans.

For each strategy, you'll find the following information:
*a brief introduction to the strategy;
*an example of a teacher using the strategy in the classroom;
*the research base supporting the strategy and how the strategy benefits students;
*how to implement the strategy using a list of clear steps;
*guidance through the planning process, providing steps, examples, and suggestions for designing superior lessons; and
*additional tools, strategies,and resources for adapting and expanding the use of each strategy.

The authors have combined their years of research and practice to deliver reliable, high-impact, flexible teaching and learning strategies grounded in current, highly regarded research to teachers at all levels of experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416606093
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
122,244
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. New American Lecture
2. Direct Instruction
3. Graduated Difficulty
4. Teams-Games-Tournaments
5. Compare and Contrast
6. Reading for Meaning
7. Concept Attainment
8. Mystery
9. Inductive Learning
10. Metaphorical Expression
11. Pattern Maker
12. Mind's Eye
13. Reciprocal Learning
14. Decision Making
15. Jigsaw
16. Community Circle
17. Window Notes
18. Circle of Knowledge
19. Do You Hear What I Hear?
20. Task Rotation
Postscript
References
Index
About the Authors

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