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Tag Archives: Marzano
The failure of ‘pure discovery’ learning: The case against ‘pure’ discovery learning is pretty damning. A number of fairly recent papers have consistently reported that minimally guided instruction simply doesn’t work. For example: Mayer – American Psychologist, 2004 Klahr and … Continue reading
Since Black and Wiliam published ‘Inside the Black Box’ in 1998, AfL strategies have dominated a great deal of professional development time, had significant influence on national education policy and has become an unquestioned feature of ‘good practice’. However, to … Continue reading
On the suggested links page you’ll find a wealth of sites related to evidence-based education and research. One of the ones I’m subscribed to is the Evidence based teachers network which sends an email about once a month with some … Continue reading
Following on from Maxine’s presentation this morning, here’s 5 tips from Robert Marzano on creating greater engagement in the classroom: 5 ways to get and keep your students’ attention
Here’s an interesting article from Marzano on using academic games. As well as motivating, well thought-out games can also raise achievement … “Over the last five years, I have had the opportunity to examine the influence of academic games in … Continue reading
Here’s an article on effective teaching strategies that I’ve been using this year: Marzano Review of Effective Strategies Here’s the strategies summarised in a word document: Marzano strategy guide I like it for three reasons: 1: It describes a wide … Continue reading