Instruction vs. Holiday Shopping: What’s the “Wrap”?

A leading researcher in education, Robert Marzano, asserts that “identifying similarities and differences” is an effective strategy for deepening understanding.¹   The Venn Diagram is a wonderful graphic for comparing similarities and differences.  It also brings to light the undeniable relationship between holiday shopping and instruction.  If you’ve been doing a lot of both lately, you may have already noticed that they often get a similar “wrap”…

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¹Marzano, R. J., Brown, J. L., & Association for Supervision and Curriculum, D. (2009). A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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