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.
Most of us have participated in a group, in school or at work, when an important assignment is to be accomplished by everyone working together. Too often, a single member of the group ends up doing the lion's share of the work, and that member is often responsible for the grade given the assignment or the evaluation of the task. Sometimes that single member is the dominant personality in the group and tends to take over every time the group members meet. Other times, that member is the person who cares most about the assignment and is willing to do the lion's share to make sure the job is accomplished well. Beginning teachers often say [Page 246]that they were the students who shouldered more ...