Book Title: Revising Knowledge: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Examine Their Deeper Understanding (Essentials for Achieving Rigor)
Publisher: Learning Sciences International
Author: Robert J. Marzano Ria A. Schmidt
Do your students know how to effectively revise their knowledge?Academic standards call for increased rigor, but simply raising complexity is not enough. Students must also be able to deliberately revise their own knowledge. They need to know how to use visual tools, written work, and academic notebooks to make revisions that help to deepen their understanding of the content. Revising Knowledge: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Examine Their Deeper Understanding explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: teaching students to revise their knowledge. It includes:* Explicit steps for implementation* Recommendations for monitoring if students are able to revise their knowledge* Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning* Examples and nonexamples from classroom practice* Common mistakes and ways to avoid themThe Essentials for Achieving Rigor series of instructional guides helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring, and adapting instruction. Put it to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples as models for application in your own classroom.