Raise Your Hand, Answer the Question, and Keep Your Voice Down

Reflections from a 5th Grade teacher…

The following is a summary of pages 171-173 of Visible Learning by John Hattie Keller’s Personalized System of Instruction (PSI) (d = 0.53) Developed by Keller and Sherman during the 1960s PSI includes: Students proceed through the course at their own pace Students demonstrate mastery of each component of the course before proceeding to the …

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The following is a summary of pages 170-171 of John Hattie´s Visible Learning. Mastery Learning Mastery learning´s claim is that all children can learn when provided with clear explanations of what it means to “master” the material being taught. Features of Mastery Learning include: appropriate learning conditions in the classroom, such as high levels of …

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The following is a summary of pages 168-169 of Visible Learning by John Hattie. Concept Mapping Concept mapping involves the development of graphical representations of the conceptual structure of the content to be learnt. The difference between concept mapping and other organizing methods is that it involves the students in the development of the organizational …

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The following is a summary of pages 166-167 of Visible Learning by John Hattie. Advance organizers can be “broadly defined as bridges from the  reader´s previous knowledge to whatever is to be learned (Stone, 1983, p. 194).” They are aimed to bridge and link old with new information.  Advanced organizers can assist in helping the …

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The following is a summary of pages 163-166 of Visible Learning by John Hattie. Locke and Latham (1990) have provided evidence that indicate how critical goals are for enhancing performance. Goals serve a variety of functions that are essential in the teaching process. Achievement is enhanced to the degree that students and teachers set challenging rather than …

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Hello everybody, This is the first installation of a series of summaries of the book Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. Feedback When John Hattie finished his research he noted that feedback was among the most powerful influences on achievement. It was hard to figure out exactly what kind of feedback …

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