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Identifying Critical Content: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Know What is Important
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by Deana Senn, Amber C. Rutherford, Robert J. Marzano

Do your students know which content is most important to learn? To meet rigorous academic standards, students must become adept at determining which content is critical, why it is important, how it connects to their existing knowledge, and when it will inform their future learning. Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Identifying Critical Content: Classroom Strategies to Help Students Know What is Important provides explicit steps for implementation and monitoring students’ ability to identify critical content. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.

20 Strategies for STEM Instruction
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Exploring the latest trends and teaching techniques, this book highlights research evidence and offers customizable, step-by-step guidelines to help teachers integrate project-based learning with STEM instruction, modify strategies, use engineering design principals to focus on real-world problems, and emphasize teamwork and collaboration around rigorous math and science content.

Examining Reasoning: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Produce and Defend Claims
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Can your students recognize when their own logic is flawed? To meet rigorous academic standards, students need to know how to state a claim and support it with evidence. They must be able to examine their thinking, and the thinking of others. Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Examining Reasoning: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Produce and Defend Claims provides explicit steps for implementation and monitoring students’ ability to examine errors in reasoning. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.
Recording & Representing Knowledge: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Accurately Organize and Summarize Content
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Can your students record and represent what they’ve learned? Students must know how to effectively interact with new knowledge. To do that, they must be able to summarize what they’ve read, analyze text for specific characteristics, and create organized, succinct written works that demonstrate a deep understanding of the content. Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Recording & Representing Knowledge: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Accurately Organize and Summarize Content provides explicit steps for implementation and monitoring students’ ability to record and represent knowledge. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.

Embedding Formative Assessment: Practical Techniques for K-12 Classrooms
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Effective classroom formative assessment helps educators make minute-by-minute, day-by-day instructional decisions. This clear, practical guide for teachers centers on five key instructional strategies, along with practical formative assessment techniques for implementing each strategy in K-12 classrooms. The authors provide guidance on using the specific techniques, along with tips, cautions, and enhancements to sustain formative assessment.
Examining Similarities & Differences: Classroom Strategies to Help Students Deepen Their Understanding
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Do your students know how to make meaningful comparisons? Students must be able to examine similarities and differences within the critical content they are learning. They need to know how to use comparisons, classifications, metaphors, and analogies to generalize, draw conclusions, and refine schema. Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Examining Similarities & Differences: Classroom Strategies to Help Students Deepen Their Understanding provides explicit steps for implementation and monitoring students’ ability to examine similarities and differences. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.

Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Generate & Test Hypotheses Across Disciplines
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Can your students analyze their own understanding of content? Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, this book provides explicit steps for teaching students to investigate, experiment, solve problems, and deepen their understanding of content. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.

Brain-Friendly Assessments: What They Are and How to Use Them
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This book guides teachers as they work to determine what, whom, where, and how to assess. Bestselling author David A. Sousa empowers teachers with valuable research findings from educational neuroscience as he describes critical factors to consider when designing and selecting assessment techniques to accurately gauge how well students learn and retain information.
School Leadership for Results: Shifting the Focus of Leader Evaluation
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School leaders need support, training, vision, and tools to be truly effective. This book explores transforming evaluation into a model that improves school leaders’ performance, aligns their vision, mission, and goals, connects goals with impactful practices, provides domains, scales, and evidences, and ensures fair, unbiased school leader evaluations.
Processing New Information: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Engage With Content
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Can your students encode critical information into their long-term memories? Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, this book provides explicit steps for teaching students to retrieve, process, and store critical information. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.