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 “…various strategies work more effectively than others. The answer, of course is not about identifying one method and adopting that new technique; rather, it is more about developing a wider worldview, or model…”  http://www.ascd.org/ASCD/pdf/siteASCD/publications/books/Classroom-Instruction-that-Works-2nd-edition-sample.pdf

- C. Dean, E.R. Hubbell, H. Pilter, B. Stone“Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd Edition.” (2011)


“Setting objectives is the process of establishing a direction to guide learning.”

- (Pintrich & Schunk, 2002)


“Teachers should explain how learning objectives connect with previous lessons or units or with the larger picture of a particular unit or course.”

- (Brophy & Urdan, 2004)


“The key to improving education, more than any other factor, is improving the effectiveness of classroom instruction.”

- (Wright, Horn, & Saunders, 1997)


“Teachers can enhance student achievement by making good instructional decisions by knowing what teaching strategies actually work and knowing when to use them.” 

- (Marzano, Pickering, Pickering, & Pollock, Pollock, 2001) 


“When teachers communicate objectives for student learning, students can see more easily the connections between what they are doing in class and what they are supposed to learn.”

- Dr. Bob Kizlik, “Information about Strategic Teaching, Strategic Learning and Thinking Skills,” March 17, 2014


“By allocating time for students to reflect upon their own learning and to give and receive feedback from peers, we help them develop skills they will need throughout their K–12 years, in college, and in the workplace.”

- Dr. Bob Kizlik, “Information about Strategic Teaching, Strategic Learning and Thinking Skills,” March 17, 2014


“If we vary our methods, we have learned, we accommodate a wider range of learning styles than if we used one method consistently.” 

- Stephen Petrina. (in press), “Curriculum and Instruction For Technology Teachers,” 2007.


“Explicit use of teaching models can accelerate rate of learning, capacity and facility in learning.”

- Linda S. Behar – Horenstein, Ph.D., “Leveling the playing field: Models of Teaching.” (2011)