Questioning Sequences in the Classroom

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 0985890274
Format: PDF, 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, ePub
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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.

Designing Teaching Learning Goals Objectives

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935542443
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Quality Questioning

Author: Jackie Acree Walsh
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506343279
Format: PDF
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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, ePub
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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.

Thinking Through Quality Questioning

Author: Jackie Acree Walsh
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452269661
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Now That s a Good Question

Author: Erik M. Francis
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 141662077X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

The Highly Engaged Classroom

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935543121
Format: PDF, Docs
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Student engagement happens as a result of a teacher’s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.