Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks, 1st Edition

  • Deana Senn
  • Dr. Robert J. Marzano
  • Published By: Learning Sciences International
  • ISBN-10: 1941112471
  • ISBN-13: 9781941112472
  • DDC: 371.102
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 90 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks, part of the Marzano Center: Essentials for Achieving Rigor series, explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. This resource will give teachers tools for helping students learn how to investigate, experiment, solve problems, and deepen their understanding of the content.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Front Matter.
Table of Contents.
About the Authors.
Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks.
1: Instructional Technique 1: Investigating.
2: Instructional Technique 2: Problem Solving.
3: Instructional Technique 3: Decision Making.
4: Instructional Technique 4: Experimental Inquiry.
5: Instructional Technique 5: Inventing.
6: Instructional Technique 6: Student-Designed Tasks.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dr. Robert J. Marzano

Dr. Robert J. Marzano is CEO and co-founder of Marzano Research Laboratory, which specializes in school reform efforts to enhance student academic achievement. Over his 40 years in education, the central theme of his work has been translating research and theory into practical programs and tools for teachers and administrators. He is the author of more than 30 books, 150 articles, and more than 100 curriculum guides and related materials for teachers and students.