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Guided Instruction: How to Develop Confident and Successful Learners

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You know that repeating the same words and the same instructions—or simply announcing the answers to questions—doesn′t help students learn. How do you get past the predictable and really teach your kids how to learn?

Table of contents

Prompting for Cognitive and Metacognitive Processes

Cueing Students' Attention for Learning

Direct Explanation, Modeling, and Motivation

About the authors

Doug Fisher is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University, where he focuses on policies and practices in literacy and school leadership. Additionally, he is a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College, an award-winning, open-enrollment public school in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego that he cofounded in 2007. His areas of interest include instructional design, curriculum development, and professional learning. A passionate educator, Fisher's work is dedicated to impacting professional learning communities and nurturing the knowledge and skills of caring teachers and school leaders so they may help students improve their learning and attain their goals and aspirations.

Fisher is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame as well as the recipient of an International Reading Association William S. Grey citation of merit and Exemplary Leader award from the Conference on English Leadership of NCTE. Previously, he was an early intervention teacher and elementary school educator. He has published numerous articles and books on literacy and leadership, teaching and learning, and improving student achievement.

 

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978-1-4166-1068-7
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