Questioning Sequences in the Classroom

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 0985890274
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Ask targeted questions to enhance students’ reasoning skills and increase rigor in classrooms. Use a four-phase questioning sequence to help students make claims, build sound arguments, and provide evidence to support their points. You’ll discover how to coordinate sequences to elicit students’ prior knowledge, prompt the discovery of new information, and deepen and extend students’ learning in all content areas.

Teaching Assessing 21st Century Skills

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 0983351228
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As the 21st century unfolds, the pace of change in the world is accelerating. The authors believe a combination of cognitive skills (skills students will need to succeed academically) and conative skills (skills students will need to succeed interpersonally) is necessary for the 21st century. This clear, practical guide presents a model of instruction and assessment based on these skills.

Becoming a Reflective Teacher

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 0983351252
Format: PDF
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Just as successful athletes must identify strengths and weaknesses, set goals, and engage in focused practice to meet their goals, so must teachers. Learn how to combine a model of effective instruction with goal setting, focused practice, focused feedback, and observations to improve your instructional practices. Included are 280 strategies related to the 41 elements of effective teaching shown to enhance student achievement.

Designing Teaching Learning Goals Objectives

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935542443
Format: PDF, ePub
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Design and teach effective learning goals and objectives by following strategies based on the strongest research available. This book includes a summary of key research behind these classroom practices and shows how to implement them using step-by-step hands-on strategies. Short quizzes help readers assess their understanding of the instructional best practices explained in each section.

Ask Don t Tell

Author: Angela Peery
Publisher: Lead + Learn Press
ISBN: 9781935588429
Format: PDF
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Artful questioning may be the most powerful tool a teacher has in her instructional toolkit to manage the class, engage students with the subject matter, encourage dialogue, and deepen understanding. Educators are encouraged to break the pattern of low-level daily procedural questioning and instead focus powerful questions that increase student engagement and insure their mastery of content and skills. Powerful questioning may engender deep, diverse, creative, and metacognitive thinking. The authors, all with extensive teaching experience, describe powerful questioning in English Language Arts, Mathematics, History and Social Studies, and Science through both exposition and narration and using vignettes of teacher practice. Their focus is on those moments when teachers and students are engaged in classroom questioning tasks that involve face-to-face interactions and oral discourse, which comprise the great majority of time spent in schools.

Thinking Through Quality Questioning

Author: Jackie Acree Walsh
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452269661
Format: PDF, Docs
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Asking the right questions is the answer This groundbreaking book provides teachers with an accessible, research-based blueprint for developing student metacognitive skills and ensuring that students take responsibility for their own learning. The authors use the findings of cognitive scientists to highlight quality questioning behaviors and explain how to apply them for improved student outcomes. Key features include: Short vignettes of quality questioning in action Evidence that ties question strategy to student achievement An overview of collaborative, written, electronic, and group response strategies Examples of how quality questioning connects to formative assessment Special note regarding the eBook version: Some figures have been redacted in compliance with digital rights permissions.

Quality Questioning

Author: Jackie Acree Walsh
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506343279
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Realize the potential of quality questioning for student thinking and learning Quality questioning begins with the preparation of questions that engage all students in thinking and culminates in the facilitation of dialogue that takes learning deeper. Completely updated, this second edition reflects new research, addresses technological and policy changes, and includes new insights from the authors’ work with teachers. Designed for immediate classroom use, readers will find: Graphics, tools, and strategies to develop student skills and create a powerful learning culture QR codes that link to more than twenty new classroom videos Tools and strategies to support personal reflection, classroom observations, and collaborative dialogue

Learning to Question Questioning to Learn

Author: Marylou Dantonio
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Balancing theory and "how-to" strategies, the authors examine productive questions from two directions, how teachers learn to use productive questioning practices, and how productive questioning practices contribute to the dialogue between teachers and students to effect meaningful and purposeful instruction."--Jacket.

Now That s a Good Question

Author: Erik M. Francis
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 141662077X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this book, Erik M. Francis explores how one of the most fundamental instructional strategies—questioning—can provide the proper scaffolding to deepen student thinking, understanding, and application of knowledge. You’ll learn: *Techniques for using questioning to extend and evaluate student learning experiences. *Eight different kinds of questions that challenge students to demonstrate higher-order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge. *How to rephrase the performance objectives of college and career readiness standards into questions that engage and challenge students. Francis offers myriad examples of good questions across content areas and grade levels, as well as structures to help teachers create and use the different kinds of questions. By using this book to fine-tune your approach to questioning, you can awaken the spirit of inquiry in your classroom and help students deepen their knowledge, understanding, and ability to communicate what they think and know.