Online and Print Resources for Teach and Learning Strategies
There are many useful online and print resources to use as a reference for implementing effective instructional strategies.
The Virtual Schoolhouse
The Virtual Schoolhouse highlights project-based learning practices from across the country. The Web site focuses on both the principles behind project-based learning and the instructional strategies that accompany it, as well as the work of teachers and learners who are making project-based learning happen in the classroom. The site provides a look into excellent work with tools and advice to help make project-based learning part of everyday teaching practice.
Cummings, C. (2000). Winning strategies for classroom management. Alexandria, Virgina: Association for Supervision in Curriculum Development.
Kagan, L., Kagan, M., & Kagan, S. (1997). Cooperative learning structures for teambuilding. San Clemente, California: Kagan Cooperative Learning.
Hyerle, D.. (2000). Visual tools for constructing knowledge. Alexandria, Virgina: Association for Supervision in Curriculum Development.
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D. J., Pollock, J. E. (2001). Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision in Curriculum Development.
Schlechty, P. C. (1997). Inventing better schools: An action plan for educational reform. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass.
Schlechty, P. C. (2002). Working on the work: An action plan for teachers, principals, and superintendents. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass.
Strong, R. W., Silver, H. F., & Perini, M. J. Teaching what matters most: Standards and strategies for raising student achievement. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision in Curriculum Development, 2001.
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