3 Types of Learning Targets

3 Types of Learning Targets

An excerpt from Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales: How Teachers Make Better Instructional Decisions, by Carla Moore, Libby H. Garst, and Robert J. Marzano To learn more about this topic, click here to join Carla Moore for a webinar on November 14. Learning targets and performance scales are tools that can help you become more
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Power and Simplicity: iObservation and Essentials for Achieving Rigor

Power and Simplicity: iObservation and Essentials for Achieving Rigor

Originally published in CenterEd in June 2014. Having taken part in a pilot of iObservation, LSI’s observation and professional development software, and instructed the faculty to study elements of the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model, Bonny Eagle Middle School, the largest middle school in the state of Maine, was ready to take a deeper dive in
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Cognitive or Conative? Teaching Strategies for the 21st Century

Cognitive or Conative? Teaching Strategies for the 21st Century

Historically, education has been about developing students’ cognitive skills to improve their ability to store and process information. This is still critical, of course, but today’s rigorous college and career readiness standards also emphasize the development of students’ conative skills to prepare them for higher education and the global workplace. Put simply, students use conative
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An Easy Technique for Teaching Students to Identify Critical Content

An Easy Technique for Teaching Students to Identify Critical Content

Today’s students need to know how to accept ownership of their own learning. An educator’s job becomes much easier when students can take control of their progress; but how, exactly, can you teach that? The Learning Sciences International Essentials for Achieving Rigor series of instructional guides helps to answer this question. The first book, Identifying
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