By John V. Antonetti, James R. Garver
So much educators are expert at making plans guide and picking what they are going to do throughout the process a lesson. even if, to really interact scholars in helpful, rigorous cognition, a profound shift is important: a shift in emphasis from educating to studying. placed differently, we all know that whoever is doing the paintings is usually doing the training and in so much study rooms, lecturers are operating a lot too hard.
Authors John V. Antonetti and James R. Garver are the designers of the glance 2 studying version of school room walkthroughs. They ve visited greater than 17,000 study rooms interpreting various instructing and studying stipulations, speaking to scholars, reading their paintings, and picking out their degrees of pondering and engagement. From this sizeable set of knowledge, they ve drawn salient classes that supply helpful perception into tips to gentle the transition from easily making plans guide to designing high quality scholar work.
The classes John and Jim have realized from their 17,000 (and counting) school room visits can t be fallacious. They percentage these classes during this ebook, besides tales of winning perform and useful instruments prepared for instant lecture room software. The authors additionally offer possibilities for mirrored image and closure designed that can assist you give some thought to (or reassess) your present ideals and practices. all through, you'll listen the voices of John and Jim and the millions of scholars they met as they supply a map for transferring the school room dynamic from instructing to studying.
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See if you can ﬁnd how all of the ideas from the original (lesser) diagram were revised, combined, or coerced. Can you follow the thinking? As we ourselves completed this task, the inclusion of cowboy was a bit of a contentious issue. John understood the category of pioneer ﬁgure but was unable to name a different ﬁgure for Arkansas. indd 35 2/3/15 1:16 PM 36 17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong move cowboy to the middle (after all, his former school district did produce three state rodeo queens), but he wanted more out of the activity.
Below is a traditional Venn diagram that purports to compare Arizona and Arkansas, the home states of the authors of this book. Though the answers are all appropriate, they do not demonstrate a thinking level required of the comparative task—analysis or application. We invite you now to participate in an activity using an adaptation of the Venn diagram that will move the thinking level of this task toward the middle. Let’s start again, with only one idea placed in the graphic organizer. indd 33 1/28/15 11:49 AM 34 17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong Now we force a thinking shift.
However, if we are going to talk about me and my world, then I’m in. Activities that allow students to identify a central idea or explain the patterns they see help the brain accept key details introduced later. The gist of the content becomes glue for the parts. Short-term memory Rule #5: Repeat to remember. As learners, we process information by encoding and storing it—sending it to different regions of the cortex for storage. A student who draws a picture representing elements of the academic content will end up storing diagonal lines from the drawing in one part of the cortex, while vertical and horizontal lines are stored in two additional locations.
17,000 Classroom Visits Can t Be Wrong: Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement by John V. Antonetti, James R. Garver