Toolkit for improving practice

Hammerman, Elizabeth
September 2006
Science Scope;Sep2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p18
Academic Journal
The article discusses the design and delivery of high-quality instruction focusing on important goals, standards, and research-based effective practices to improve student achievement. Lessons thoughtfully crafted by teachers are powerful tools for guiding their teaching and learning process. When teachers work collaboratively with knowledgeable leaders or consultants, they are able to plan lessons focusing on important concepts and skills to meet the needs of students. Thoughtful planning also engages teachers in various activities that deepen their understanding of effective teaching and learning and change their action and thinking in the classroom. In addition, framework such as planning model allows teachers to address all learning components.


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