Collect the data you need to reach every student! When it comes to meeting the rigorous new standards of the Common Core Curriculum, knowing how to collect, analyze, and use data makes all the difference. Fully updated to support the Common Core and other key standards, this informative book shares an author with the best-selling Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn’t Fit All. Veteran educators Gregory and Kuzmich provide user-friendly techniques for gathering qualitative and quantitative information, helping you tailor instruction and assessment for diverse learners. This resource is ideal for classroom teachers, curriculum developers, instructional leaders, and district administrators. Readers will find: Step-by-step guidance on gathering data to improve classroom dynamics, pinpoint student learning styles, adjust lessons for different learners, and inform diagnostic teaching and assessment Techniques for using data to enhance curriculum, including numerous unit and lesson plans fully linked to the Common Core A wealth of templates for fast and simple data collection Updated differentiation strategies for the Common Core and other key standards, including the Career and College Readiness Standards and the Standards of Mathematical Practice
Chapter 6: Instructional Strategies That Increase Student Learning
Instructional Strategies That Increase Student Learning
The Art and Science of Teaching
When we consider the process of learning, we realize that teaching has focused more on the delivery to the masses than the processing and understanding of new information and skills. Only through personal interaction and meaning does information become knowledge and have a lasting effect on the learner and their long-term memory. In classrooms, we sometimes go for coverage rather than deep understanding. With our limited time, we assume that all learners are at the same starting point and have the same interests and background and that they’re able to comprehend and process information at the same speed.
Teachers may be very knowledgeable about goals, objectives, and outcomes related ...