Examining Reasoning: Classroom Techniques To Help Students Produce And Defend Claims (Marzano Center Essentials For Achieving Rigor)
Examining Reasoning: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Produce and Defend Claims (Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor)
Can your students recognize when their own logic is flawed? To meet rigorous academic standards, students need to know how to state a claim and support it with evidence. They must be able to examine their thinking, and the thinking of others. Based on the earlier work of Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Examining Reasoning: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Produce and Defend Claims provides explicit steps for implementation and monitoring students' ability to examine errors in reasoning. It includes adaptations for various student populations, examples and nonexamples from classroom practice, and strategies to avoid making common mistakes.
"With Examining Reasoning, often I found myself stopping and jotting down ideas that I will use in my own classes, ideas that I am certain will make my students better writers and thinkers." -- Aaron Sitze "NBCT, 2013 Oregon Teacher of the Year finalist"
"Beneficial to even the most experienced and effective teachers, Examining Reasoning aids teachers in helping their students recognize and understand their mistakes in reasoning. This book is a valuable professional development tool to use as a springboard...