Research-based instructional strategies make us better teachers. Before we head back to school, let's review what the research says. In the first edition of Classroom Instruction that Works, Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock, nine strategies with a strong effect size are outlined.
Instead of commenting on each of these, I'll just post the list. Consider it food for thought. This year, I plan to increase my use of these strategies. To see how, follow my new blog, Enjoy Teaching.