Compare & Contrast: Teaching Comparative Thinking to Strengthen Student Learning (A Strategic Teacher PLC Guide)

Compare & Contrast: Teaching Comparative Thinking to Strengthen Student Learning (A Strategic Teacher PLC Guide)

by Harvey F Silver

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Overview

Here's the perfect tool for implementing the ideas from our best-selling ultimate guide to teaching strategies, The Strategic Teacher. Developed in partnership with over 75 schools, this guide makes it easier and more effective for teams of teachers to engage in professional development using the Compare & Contrast strategy. Included in the guide are activities, sample lessons, student work examples, planning forms, and learning tools that will help you

- Understand how Compare & Contrast boosts student memory and cements content.
- Plan an effective lesson using Compare & Contrast.
- Evaluate your lesson and use your experiences to deepen your understanding of the strategy.
- Know what to look for in student work to tell how effective your use of the strategy has been.

Be sure to order enough guides to enable every teacher to engage in all the hands-on learning activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416610588
Publisher: ASCD
Publication date: 06/15/2010
Series: Strategic Teacher PLC Guides
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Section 1: Why Compare & Contrast?
Section 2: Planning a Lesson
Section 3: Evaluating the Lesson
Section 4: Learning from Student Work
Appendix A: The Power of Similarities and Differences
Appendix B: What Are the Habits of Mind?
References
About the Author

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