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Effective Strategies of Learning
A review of a study carried out that highlights nine highly effective learning strategies in the social studies context.
# 106965 | 2,820 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 17, 2008 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (General)

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This paper explores the nine categories of highly effective strategies used in classroom settings that facilitate learning based on a study conducted by R.J. Marzano (1998) entitled, "A Theory-Based Meta-Analysis of Research on Instruction." The paper begins with a brief summarization of the nine highly effective strategies, each followed by an example of two social studies cases and how each of these categories would apply to the social studies classroom at the secondary level.

Strategy 1 - Identifying Similarities and Differences
Strategy 2 - Summarizing and Note Taking
Strategy 3 - Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition
Strategy 4 - Homework and Practice
Strategy 5 - Nonlinguistic Representations
Strategy 6 - Cooperative Learning
Strategy 7 - Setting Goals and Providing Feedback
Strategy 8 - Generating and Testing Hypotheses
Strategy 9 - Activating Prior Knowledge

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Marzano, R. J., Gaddy, B. B., & Dean, C. (2000). What works in classroom instruction? Aurora, CO: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning.
  • Marzano, R.J. (1998). A theory-based meta-analysis of research on instruction. McEd. Accessed 7, May 2007: http://www.mcrel.org/PDF/Instruction/5992TG_What_Works.pdf
  • Webquest. (2002). Grades 9-12 Social Studies Webquests. Retrieved 7, May 2007: http://webquest.sdsu.edu/matrix/9-12-Soc.htm

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