Classroom Instruction That Works (CITW): Research-based Teaching Strategies

In Classroom Instruction That Works, Robert Marzano and his colleagues conducted meta-analyses of educational studies to identify the most effective teaching strategies that help students achieve at a high level. This page contains links to resources and training materials to help teachers understand and use these strategies. To read excerpts from some of the CITW research, click on the links or images below.

Read excerpts from Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement by Robert Marzano, et al, on Google Books











Read excerpts from The Art and Science of Teaching by Robert Marzano, et al on Google Books







Click here to view excerpts from the companion book A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching by Robert Marzano, et al on Google Books



Click here for information on Classroom Instruction That Works for English Language Learners by Jane Hill and Kathleen Flynn


Resources

Click on the links below to go to pages with resources related to effective teaching strategies and instructional practices including the
9 Research-Based Categories deemed most effective that were identified by Marzano, et al, in Classroom Instruction That Works and the 10th, Non-Fiction Writing identified by Dr.Doug Reeves, et al, at the Center for Leadership and Learning:
  1. Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback
  2. Effort & Recognition
  3. Cooperative Learning
  4. Cues, Questions and Advance Organizers - Questioning
  5. Non-Linguistic Representations
  6. Summarizing & Notetaking
  7. Homework and Practice
  8. Similarities and Differences - Metaphors & Analogies
  9. Generating and Testing Hypotheses
  10. Non-fiction Writing

Jane Cook's Effective Teaching Strategies (ETS) Training Materials
Click on the links below to access a PDF of the slides from an ETS Overview session:

Other Effective Instructional Practices

Jane Cook's Effective Teaching Strategies (ETS) Training Materials

Click on the links below to access a PDF of the slides from an ETS Overview session:





Classroom Instruction That Works


ETS




ETS Similarities & Differences Strategies