Dr. Robert Marzano

Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Englewood, Colorado. He earned a Bachelor's degree in English from Iona College in New York, a Master's degree in education in reading/language arts from Seattle University and a Doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Washington. Dr. Marzano has spent over 40 years in public education working in every US state multiple times as well as a variety of countries throughout Europe and Asia.

He has worked as a speaker, trainer, and author of more than 30 books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. As an author he has published books on educational topics including Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives, District Leadership That Works, Designing & Assessing Educational Objectives, Making Standards Useful in the Classroom, and The Art and Science of Teaching. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are internationally known and widely practiced by both teachers and administrators.

Dr. Marzano has provided extensive research in over 20 instructional strategies. In this WIKI we will delve into further exploration of four of those strategies and how they may be best utilized in a variety of instructional settings including public schools, private schools, and homeschooling as well as for students with English as second language or with students with special needs.

The three instructional strategies included in this WIKI are: