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Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement

by Robert J. Marzano

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Related ASCD Resources for Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement

At the time of publication, the following ASCD resources were available; for the most up-to-date information about ASCD resources, go to ASCD stock numbers are noted in parentheses.


Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (#503058)


Visit the ASCD Web site ( and search for “networks” for information about professional educators who have formed groups around topics like “Arts in Education,” “Authentic Assessment,” and “Brain-Based Compatible Learning.” Look in the “Network Directory” for current facilitators' addresses and phone numbers.

Online Course

What Works in Schools: An Introduction by John Brown (#PD04OC36)

Print Products

  • Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement Robert J. Marzano, Debra J. Pickering, Jane E. Pollock (#101010)
  • Classroom Management That Works: Research Based Strategies for Every Teacher Robert J. Marzano, Jana S. Marzano, Debra J. Pickering (#103027)
  • Grading and Reporting Student Learning Robert J. Marzano and Tom Guskey (Professional Inquiry Kit; #901061)
  • A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works Robert J. Marzano, Jennifer S. Norford, Diane E. Paynter, Debra J. Pickering, Barbara B. Gaddy (#101041)
  • What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Practice by Robert J. Marzano (#102271)


  • Classroom Management That Works: Sharing Rules and Procedures (Tape 1; #404039)
  • Classroom Management That Works: Developing Relationships (Tape 2; #404040)
  • Classroom Management That Works: Fostering Student Self-Management (Tape 3; #404041)
  • What Works in Schools: School-Level Factors with Robert J. Marzano (Tape 1; #403048)
  • What Works in Schools: Teacher-Level Factors with Robert J. Marzano (Tape 2; #403049)
  • What Works in Schools: Student-Level Factors with Robert J. Marzano (Tape 3; #403050)

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