Models of Teaching: Connecting Student Learning with Standards features classic and contemporary models of teaching appropriate to elementary and secondary settings. Authors Jeanine M. Dell’Olio and Tony Donk use detailed case studies to discuss 10 models of teaching and demonstrate how they can be connected to state content standards and benchmarks, as well as technology standards. This book provides readers with the theoretical and practical understandings of how to use models of teaching to both meet and exceed the growing expectations for research based instructional practices and student achievement.
You can probably recall many of the features of literacy learning from your own experiences as a young student. Often the teacher would assign a reading, or you might read together as a group. During and afterwards, there was a discussion time with questions about the text. Who is the story about? What did they do? What [Page 214]happened at the end? Perhaps you were asked to fill out a worksheet with similar kinds of questions. Your response may have been to page back through the text and search for the answer or simply to rely on your memory of the reading. I (T. D.) still have memories of these searches for the answer. In many instances, I was looking for things ...