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x, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"In November 2008, John Hattie's ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more than 15 years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new audience. Written for students, pre-service and in-service teachers, it explains how to apply the principles of Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful interventions and offers practical step by step guidance to the successful implementation of visible learning and visible teaching in the classroom. This book: - Links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation - Champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and post lesson follow up - Offers checklists, exercises, case studies and best practice scenarios to assist in raising achievement - Includes whole school checklists and advice for school leaders on facilitating visible learning in their institution - Now includes additional meta-analyses bringing the total cited within the research to over 900 - Comprehensively covers numerous areas of learning activity including pupil motivation, curriculum, meta-cognitive strategies, behaviour, teaching strategies, and classroom management. Visible Learning for Teachers is a must read for any student or teacher who wants an evidence based answer to the question; 'how do we maximise achievement in our schools?'"--Provided by publisher.
Visible learning inside -- Part A: The source of ideas and the role of teachers -- The source of the ideas -- Teachers: The major players in the education process -- Part B: The lessons. Preparing the lesson -- Starting the lesson -- The flow of the lesson: learning -- The flow of the lesson: the place of feedback -- The end of the lesson Part 3: Mind frames. Mind frames of teachers, school leaders, and systems -- References -- Appendix A. Checklist for 'visible learning inside' -- Appendix B. The 900+ meta-analyses -- Appendix C.A list of influences on achievement -- Appendix D. Rankings and effect sizes of program influences from the end-of-chapter exercises -- Appendix E. Calculating effect sizes -- Appendix F. The Irving student evaluation of accomplished teaching scale.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
The source of ideas and the role of teachers -- The lessons -- Mind frames.
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