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Educational LeadershipOctober 2014/Volume 72, Number 2Instruction That Sticks
Strategies That Make Learning LastDaniel T. WillinghamHow do students usually study—and what are some better ways?
Reading Moves: What Not to DoRichard L. AllingtonWhy we should discontinue low-level questioning in favor of meaningful discussions.
Making Cooperative Learning PowerfulRobert E. SlavinFive strategies to make sure teamwork results in learning.
Learning Targets on ParadeSusan M. Brookhart and Connie M. MossLine up your lessons and ask: Does each lead to the next?
Content-Rich Instruction in PreschoolSusan B. NeumanWhat does an excellent preschool class look like?
The Science of Successful LearningHenry L. Roediger IIIIntroducing some “desirable difficulties” helps students remember for the long term.
The Quest for MasteryJoseph F. Johnson Jr., Cynthia L. Uline, and Lynne G. PerezIn high-functioning urban schools, collaborative planning drives instruction.
Teaching Between DesksBradley A. Ermeling and Genevieve Graff-ErmelingHow to maximize instruction as you are walking around the room.
Uncovering the Math CurriculumMarilyn BurnsTeaching for understanding demands going beyond basic procedures.
Don’t Just Sit There…Pay Attention!Wendy L. OstroffEspecially for young children, movement helps students think.
Perspectives/Do-It-Yourself LearningMarge Scherer
Research Says/Which Strategy Works Best?Bryan GoodwinTo support long-term memory, timing is key.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/Midcourse CorrectionsDoug Fisher and Nancy FreyHow to check for understanding and collect timely feedback.
Power Up!/Who Owns That Course?Doug JohnsonWhy schools need policies about teacher-created materials.
Index to Advertisers
Principal Connection/Authority in an Age of DistrustThomas R. HoerrNo title, degree, or position grants a leader trust. What will?
One to Grow On/The Stage as a ClassroomCarol Ann TomlinsonDirecting students in plays teaches kids and teachers valuable lessons.
Tell Me About . . .A Practice That Works in Your Classroom
ASCD Community in Action
EL TakeawaysSix Strategies for Instruction That Sticks
EL Study GuideTeresa Preston
ASCD Guest Bloggers:Robert Slavin, Susan Brookhart, and Dan Rothstein
Watch This SpotThis month’s video about task rotation is from the DVD The Strategic Teacher.
“The Boss of My Brain”Donna Wilson and Marcus ConyersHow metacognitive thinking can spur learning gains.
How to Combine Rigor with EngagementSarah Fine and Jal MehtaHow schools can deepen learning for students.
The Right QuestionsDan Rothstein and Luz SantanaInstruction takes root when students ask their own questions.
Move It or Lose it!Linnea Lyding, Debby Zambo, and Cory Cooper HansenAdding a kinesthetic component boosts students’ understanding.