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Visible Learning for Teachers

  • Title:Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning
  • Author:John Hattie
  • Publication Date:December 2011
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9780415690157
  • Publisher:Routledge

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 from Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most succesful 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, excercises, 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 maximize achievement in our schools?'

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Author Bio

Dr. John Hattie has been Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia, since March 2011. He was previously Professor of Education at the University of Auckland. His research interests are based on applying measurement models to education problems. He is president of the International Test Commission, served as advisor to various Ministers, chaired the NZ performance based research fund, and in the last Queens Birthday awards was made “Order of Merit for New Zealand” for services to education. Learn more about his research at www.corwin.com/visiblelearning.

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