Bestselling writer Mike Schmoker describes a plan for notably bettering scholar studying that's outfitted on 3 middle components: a concentrated and coherent curriculum (what we teach); transparent, prioritized classes (how we teach); and useful examining and writing, or real literacy.

With this "less is extra" philosophy, educators may help scholars study content material at a deeper point, increase better severe considering abilities, and detect extra truly how content-area techniques impact their lives and the realm round them.

Both a decision to motion and a blueprint for developing more desirable classrooms, concentration: raising the necessities for appreciably stronger pupil Learning will problem your assumptions approximately education and express how educators who've embraced this technique fast completed astonishing effects.

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