Visible Learning Insights presents a fascinating ‘inside view’ of the ground-breaking research of John Hattie. Together, the authors John Hattie and Klaus Zierer embark on a mission to build on the internationally renowned work and combine the power and authority of the research with the real ‘coal face’ experience of schools.
Offering a concise introduction into the ‘Visible Learning Story’, the book provides busy teachers with a guide to why the Visible Learning research is so vital and the difference it can make to learning outcomes. It includes:
- An in-depth dialogue between John Hattie and Klaus Zierer.
- Clearly structured chapters that focus on the core messages of ‘Visible Learning’ and infer practical consequences for the everyday job of teaching.
- FAQs to Visible Learning that provide an invaluable introduction to the language of learning and success in schools.
- An overview of the current data set with over 1,400 meta-analyses.
Intended for teachers, teacher students, education researchers, parents, and all who are interested in successful learning, teaching, and schooling, this short and elegant introduction outlines just what is required to translate Hattie’s research into improved school performance.
Chapter 1: "It depends on the teacher's expertise." John Hattie in dialogue with Klaus Zierer Chapter 2: Introduction Chapter 3: The Visible Learning story: Insights into Visible Learning Chapter 4: What is inescapable: Students and their family background Chapter 5: What does not have much effect by itself: Structures, framework conditions, and curricular programmes Chapter 6: Where learning becomes visible: Teaching and learning processes Chapter 7: What really matters: Teachers and their passion Chapter 8: What are the landmarks? A summary Chapter 9: What’s missing: An outlook Chapter 10: To start with: Ideas for practice Appendix A: FAQs Appendix B: 250-plus factors
"An in-depth book that puts the data that spwaned Visible Learning under the microscope to reveal exactly where, why and how a teacher can indeed 'know' the impact of their teaching... I woud recommend that it is read, referenced and relied on by all educational practitioners in whatever capacity the serve." - Sallyann Wright, inTuition Magazine (Society for Education and Training)