Hawker Brownlow Education

Essentials for Achieving Rigour Series: Examining Similarities & Differences: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Deepen Their Understanding

Author: Robert Marzano, Connie Scoles West

Availability: In Stock

Code: LSM5657

ISBN: 9781760015657

No of Pages: 118

Publish date: 06/05/2015

Price: $25.95

Description

Do your students know how to make meaningful comparisons?


Academic standards call for increased rigour, but simply raising
complexity is not enough. Students must also be able to examine similarities
and differences within critical content they are learning. They need to know
how to use comparisons, classifications, metaphors and analogies to generalise,
draw conclusions and refine schema, ultimately deepening their understanding of
the content.


Examining Similarities & Differences:
Classroom Techniques to Help Students Deepen Their Understanding
explores explicit techniques for
mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: teaching students to
examine similarities and differences. It includes: 



  • explicit
    steps for implementation

  • recommendations
    for monitoring if students are able to autonomously examine similarities and
    differences

  • adaptations
    for students who struggle, have special needs or excel in learning

  • examples
    and non-examples from classroom practice

  • common
    mistakes and ways to avoid them.


The Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides
helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring and adapting
instruction. Put it to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples
as models for application in your own classroom.