Instructional Models

Instructional Models

How to Choose One and How to Use One

By: Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, Bryan Goodwin

Publication date: 2019
ISBN: 978-1-7326994-4-1
Highlights: New Release

More than likely, your school is doing the right things. So why won’t student achievement budge? Maybe the key is doing the right things right. You may be lacking a straightforward yet powerful tool that can work wonders in aligning expectations and talents: an instructional model. Join authors Elizabeth Ross Hubbell and Bryan Goodwin as they explore the variety of instructional models available to today’s educators and explain how they can unite teachers and students in identifying—and achieving—classroom goals.

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More than likely, your school is doing the right things. So why won’t student achievement budge? Maybe the key is doing the right things right. You may be lacking a straightforward yet powerful tool that can work wonders in aligning expectations and talents: an instructional model.

The research leaves little doubt: Instructional models work. Join authors Elizabeth Ross Hubbell and Bryan Goodwin as they explore the variety of instructional models available to today’s educators and explain how they can unite teachers and students in identifying—and achieving—classroom goals.

It may be just the tool your school has been waiting for, but launching a new instructional model in your school will take lots of staff collaboration and buy in. If that seems like a heavy lift, fear not: Hubbell and Goodwin take you step by step through a process that will help you review and select the right model for your school, initiate and manage the change process, and turn doubters into doers.

Pages: 120
Language: English
Publisher: McREL International
Edition: First
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Elizabeth Ross Hubbell

Elizabeth Ross Hubbell is an educator, author, and speaker with more than 20 years’ experience across many levels of education. She currently serves as a senior program manager at Academic Impressions, where she designs professional learning experiences for higher education. Her primary topics of interest include women’s leadership and new innovations in student success and retention. Prior to joining Academic Impressions, Elizabeth served as a K–12 consultant with McREL International, focusing on instructional strategies and technologies. She is a co-author of The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day and Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (2nd Ed.)She has presented at the ACEL, ASCD, ISTE, Colorado TIE, Learning Forward, SREB, NSBA’s T+L, and EARCOS conferences. Elizabeth is a former Montessori teacher.

Education: M.A. Information and Learning Technologies, University of Colorado; B.S.Ed. Early Childhood/Elementary Education, University of Georgia

Bryan Goodwin

Bryan Goodwin is president and CEO of McREL International. For 21 years at McREL, he has translated research into practice, scanning the world for new insights and best practices on teaching and leading, and has helped educators everywhere adapt them to address their own challenges. A frequent conference presenter, he is the author of Out of Curiosity: Restoring the Power of Hungry Minds for Better Workplaces, Schools, and Lives and Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success, as well as co-author of Curiosity Works: A Guidebook for Moving Your School from Improvement to Innovation, Unstuck: How Curiosity, Peer Coaching, and Teaming Can Change Your School, Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School, and The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day. Before joining McREL in 1998, Bryan was a college instructor, a high school teacher, and a business journalist.

Education: M.A. Rhetoric and Communication Studies, University of Virginia; B.A. Professional Writing and Environmental Studies, Baylor University