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8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On

8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On
Robert Marzano and John Hattie have both reviewed research into what teaching strategies make the biggest difference to students’ results. While they used different methods and terminology, they agreed on these 8 powerful strategies. Strategy 1: A Clear Focus for the Lesson John Hattie highlights how important it is for you (and your students) to be clear about what you want them to learn in each lesson. According to Hattie, teacher clarity is one of the most potent influences on student achievement. Robert Marzano agrees, including lesson goals in his top 5 list of factors that affect how well students do at school. Hattie states that lesson goals: Clearly state what you want your students to learnCan focus on surface or deep learning (or both)Must be challenging for the students relative to their current mastery of the topicMay be grouped (i.e. a single lesson may have more than one goal)Need to be shared with the students How do you add mixed fractions with different denominators?

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5 Non-Negotiables of Professional Development This post was originally published on Cooper on Curriculum. Running any form of professional development can be a daunting task, whether it is at the district level, at a conference, etc. At the beginning of the planning process, facilitators often don’t have much more than a blank slate and a job such as, “You have one hour to teach your audience about [insert trendy topic here].” Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies Most teachers care about their students’ results. If you are reading this article, you are undoubtedly one of them. There is no doubt that teachers make a difference to how well their kids do at school.

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have There’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be a learner in the 21st Century. Earlier this year, we put together a guide with skills important for students today. So, why not a list for educators, too? The list goes beyond technology and social media. References This is what you need to know to write a UCAS undergraduate reference. We also have specific guidance on writing UCAS Conservatoires, UCAS Postgraduate, and UCAS Teacher Training references. New: Updated guidance for references not started or submitted for 15 January deadline, 2021 entry cohort 13 November 2020 Due to the ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19, we have worked with the Undergraduate Advisory Group, the Secondary Education Advisory Group, and Association of School and College Leaders, to understand the most important features of the reference and update guidance on reference writing for those of you who require more flexibility. We understand the difficulties you may be facing, with likely constraints both in time and resource, in producing references due to the impact of COVID-19.

Classroom Rules and Classroom Focus – Mrs. Harris Teaches… I love the rules that are implemented by all the teachers at my school. 1. Speak and act respectfully. 2. Be prompt and prepared. 3. Be honest and productive. 4. Planning to be great The new year is well underway at Durrington High School. Due to the local reorganisation of schools in our area, we had a double transition year. We welcomed 330 new Y7 students for the first time, alongside 330 new Y8 students at the same time – 660 new students in all! To facilitate this, over the summer a major building project was completed, comprising a new teaching block, performing arts studio, full size astropitch and sports pavilion. And of course, to complete the package – 40 new staff! So, it’s back to our core business – great teaching in the classroom.

Education & Skills Today by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills When it comes to technology, education seems stuck in the age of chalkboards. But at an international conference on technology in education, held in Qingdao, China, last week, I got the feeling that educators and education ministers might finally be ready to join the technological revolution. Right now, at a moment when information and communication technologies are changing the way we live in both subtle and not-so-subtle ways, only around 37% of schools in Europe have high-end equipment and high-speed Internet connectivity, a figure which ranges from 5% in Poland to virtually 100% in Norway.

Tablets out, imagination in: the schools that shun technology In the heart of Silicon Valley is a nine-classroom school where employees of tech giants Google, Apple and Yahoo send their children. But despite its location in America’s digital centre, there is not an iPad, smartphone or screen in sight. Instead teachers at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula prefer a more hands-on, experiential approach to learning that contrasts sharply with the rush to fill classrooms with the latest electronic devices. Ideas This weeks posting comes from Melbourne and the Project Zero Conference. With one day down things are looking very positive for an outstanding learning opportunity. With session from David Perkins, Edward Clapp, Edna Sackson and Ron Ritchhart accompanied by engaging conversations with many colleagues it has been a wonderful way to spend a Saturday. Project Zero is a series of research projects within Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Guess Which Immune Component! game Download our card game, which is all about the different cells and proteins found in the immune system How to play Play in pairs. You will try to guess which card the other player is holding.Each of you should print out a set of cards, available in the downloadable resources section below. Cut them out and shuffle them.Player one picks out a card from their set, and keeps it hidden from player two.

What is Open Education Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. Open Education combines the traditions of knowledge sharing and creation with 21st century technology to create a vast pool of openly shared educational resources, while harnessing today’s collaborative spirit to develop educational approaches that are more responsive to learner’s needs. The idea of free and open sharing in education is not new. In fact, sharing is probably the most basic characteristic of education: education is sharing knowledge, insights and information with others, upon which new knowledge, skills, ideas and understanding can be built. Open Education seeks to scale up educational opportunities by taking advantage of the power of the internet, allowing rapid and essentially free dissemination, and enabling people around the world to access knowledge, connect and collaborate. Why is Open Education important?

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