Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12

Implementing the Practices That Work Best to Accelerate Student Learning

Author: Douglas Fisher,Nancy Frey,John Hattie

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506344038

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of learning during a school year Renowned literacy experts Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey work with John Hattie to apply his 15 years of research, identifying instructional routines that have the biggest impact on student learning, to literacy practices. These practices are “visible” because their purpose is clear, they are implemented at the right moment in a student’s learning, and their effect is tangible. Through dozens of classroom scenarios, learn how to use the right approach at the right time for surface, deep, and transfer learning and which routines are most effective at each phase of learning.
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Think Big With Think Alouds, Grades K-5

A Three-Step Planning Process That Develops Strategic Readers

Author: Molly Ness

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506364977

Category: Education

Page: 280

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Focusing on just five strategies: asking questions, making inferences, synthesizing, understanding the author's purpose, and monitoring and clarifying, this book uses a simple process for creating dynamic lessons. The first step is the reader noting all the spots that strike them, the second step is to narrow these points down to just the important ones, and finally - writing down what is going to be said in class.
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Assessment Literacy

An Educator's Guide to Understanding Assessment, K-12

Author: Thomas DeVere Wolsey,Susan Lenski,Dana L. Grisham

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462542077

Category: Education

Page: 194

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This clear, no-nonsense book guides current and future teachers through the concepts, tools, methods, and goals of classroom literacy assessment. The expert authors examine the roles of formative, summative, and benchmark assessments; demystify state and national tests and standards; and show how assessment can seamlessly inform instruction. Strategies for evaluating, choosing, and interpreting assessments are discussed, as are ways to communicate data to parents and administrators. User-friendly resources include boxed vignettes from teachers and researchers, practical assessment tips (and traps to avoid), and 13 reproducible planning forms and handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
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Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-12

Author: Douglas Fisher,Nancy Frey,John Hattie,Marisol Thayre

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 150638837X

Category: Education

Page: 232

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In this sequel to their bestseller Visible Learning for Literacy, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie help teachers to inspire students by sharing structures and tools that have high-impact on learning, and insights on which stage of learning they have that high impact. With Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, students will go from surface to deep to transfer learning. It's all about using the most effective practices - and knowing WHEN those practices are best leveraged to maximize student learning.
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