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Fisher, Douglas 1965-

Overview
Works: 212 works in 685 publications in 2 languages and 37,369 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: LB1576, 371.271
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Douglas Fisher
Checking for understanding : formative assessment techniques for your classroom by Douglas Fisher( )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to increase students' understanding with creative formative assessments that help identify what students know and don't know, and what types of instructional interventions will be most effective
Productive group work : how to engage students, build teamwork, and promote understanding by Nancy Frey( )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides strategies for effective group work in the classroom, discussing how to create interdependence and positive interactions, design challenging and engaging tasks, ensure accountability, foster interpersonal skills, assess learning, and other related topics; and includes examples
Creating literacy-rich schools for adolescents by Gay Ivey( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a whole-school program for improving the literacy skills of secondary school students
Guided instruction : how to develop confident and successful learners by Douglas Fisher( )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains how teachers can use guided instruction--gradually transferring knowledge and the responsibility for learning to students through scaffolds for learning--to boost students to higher levels of understanding and accomplishment
Content-area conversations : how to plan discussion-based lessons for diverse language learners by Douglas Fisher( )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers across the country are seeking ways to make their multicultural classrooms come alive with student talk about content. Content-Area Conversations: How to Plan Discussion-Based Lessons for Diverse Language Learners is a practical, hands-on guide to creating and managing environments that spur sophisticated levels of student communication, both oral and written
Better learning through structured teaching : a framework for the gradual release of responsibility by Douglas Fisher( )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a purposeful classroom structure that relies on four phases. Included with the description of each phase are practical strategies that help teachers use this approach, plus tips on how to differentiate instruction, make effective use of class time, and plan backwards from learning objectives
Enhancing RTI : how to ensure success with effective classroom instruction, intervention by Douglas Fisher( )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to a strengthened model of RTI that emphasizes formative assessment and refining core instruction rather than relying only on multiple layers of intervention. The components for this strengthened model--RTI²--consist of: using core instruction that is responsive, standards-based, and data-driven ; building Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions that ensure continuity and alignment among all levels of instruction ; developing a three-way feedback loop that uses formative assessment results to inform the learner, establish progress benchmarks, and improve curriculum and instruction for all students ; and establishing a way for educators and families to work together effectively
The formative assessment action plan : practical steps to more successful teaching and learning by Nancy Frey( )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher reveal how to create a failsafe assessment system that leads to purposeful lessons, clear indicators of student understanding, and forms of feedback that improve student performance. --from publisher description
The purposeful classroom : how to structure lessons with learning goals in mind by Douglas Fisher( )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From initiating lesson plans to evaluating student work, all aspects of lesson development and implementation are discussed in this lively and practical book
How to create a culture of achievement in your school and classroom by Douglas Fisher( )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most school improvement efforts focus on academic goals. But sometimes what can make or break your learning community are the intangibles--the relationships and connections that make up its culture. Authors Fisher, Frey, and Pumpian believe that no school improvement effort will be effective unless school culture is addressed. --from publisher description
Developing arts-loving readers : top 10 questions teachers are asking about integrated arts education by Nan McDonald( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten questions, ten chapters, on such subjects as infusing arts into reading and language arts, as well as math, science, and social studies; teaching about artists and their craft; what works, and for whom; and assessment of student learning within integrated arts lessons
Challenging the classroom standard through museum-based education : school in the park( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a program of museum-based learning that goes well beyond the classic notion of the field trip
Handbook of research on teaching the English language arts by James Flood( )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now in its third edition, the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts offers an integrated perspective on the teaching of the English language arts and a comprehensive overview of research in the field. Prominent scholars, researchers, and professional leaders: provide historical and theoretical perspectives about teaching the language arts; focus on bodies of research that influence decision-making within the teaching of the language arts; explore the environments for language arts teaching; and reflect on the methods and materials for instruction. The third edition is restructured, updated, and includes many new contributors. More emphasis is given to the learner, multiple texts, learning, and sharing one's knowledge. A Companion Website, new for this edition, includes among other features interactive tools, PowerPoint slides, and several videos. This Handbook is an essential resource for all professional educators, researchers, curriculum designers, students, and prospective and practicing teachers across the field of the English language arts." --Publisher description
Teaching literacy through the arts by Nan McDonald( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accessible and hands-on yet grounded in research, this text addresses the 'whats, ' 'whys, ' and 'how-tos' of integrating literacy instruction and the arts in grades K-6. This work provides resources and activities that other teachers have successfully used to build students' oral language
Teaching visual literacy : using comic books, graphic novels, anime, cartoons, and more to develop comprehension and thinking skills by Nancy Frey( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine essays that describes strategies for teaching visual literacy by using graphic novels, comics, anime, political cartoons, and picture books
Using data to focus instructional improvement by Cheryl James-Ward( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overcome uncertainty and concerns as you and your colleagues learn how to analyze and use data to get better at teaching students
Improving adolescent literacy : content area strategies at work by Douglas Fisher( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This straightforward, affordable text provides classroom-proven strategies to improve middle and secondary students' comprehension in content areas. Each chapter opens with a glimpse into a classroom. These scenarios are followed by a research-based rationale for each strategy, an in-depth look at implementing the strategy, and examples of each strategy across the curriculum. A new focus in each chapter on English learners, and new features examining struggling readers, give you insight to support these learners. Also, new Media Notes clarify opportunities to use different technologies to enhance teaching. Together, these elements provide you with the tools to support your middle and secondary students' comprehension and success."--Jacket
Common core English language arts in a PLC at work, grades K-2 by Douglas Fisher( )

8 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore strategies for integrating the Common Core State Standards for English language arts for grades K-2 in this interdisciplinary resource, which focuses on areas of instruction, curriculum, assessment, and intervention. You'll also learn how to implement the CCSS within the powerful PLC at Work process. Critical chapter-opening questions guide discussion and help you leverage the CCSS to optimize student learning
Common core English language arts in a PLC at work, grades 6-8 by Douglas Fisher( )

9 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore strategies for integrating the Common Core State Standards for English language arts for grades 6-8 in this resource, which focuses on areas of instruction, curriculum, assessment, and intervention. You'll also learn how to implement the CCSS within the powerful PLC at Work| process. Critical chapter-opening questions guide discussion and help you leverage the CCSS to optimize student learning
Essentials for principals : the school leader's guide to English learners by Douglas Fisher( )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English learners face not only the challenge of learning English, but also learning English in English. How, then, do you set reasonable expectations for developing proficiency? School leaders will find the answers inside, including how to assess the individual needs of ELs, how to create a quality instructional program, and how to evaluate performance. Each chapter offers reliable, research-based ways to implement solutions you can count on
 
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Productive group work : how to engage students, build teamwork, and promote understanding
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Productive group work : how to engage students, build teamwork, and promote understandingCreating literacy-rich schools for adolescentsGuided instruction : how to develop confident and successful learnersContent-area conversations : how to plan discussion-based lessons for diverse language learnersBetter learning through structured teaching : a framework for the gradual release of responsibilityEnhancing RTI : how to ensure success with effective classroom instruction, interventionThe formative assessment action plan : practical steps to more successful teaching and learningDeveloping arts-loving readers : top 10 questions teachers are asking about integrated arts education
Alternative Names
Fisher, Doug.

Fisher, Doug 1965-

Fisher, Douglas

Fisher, Douglas B.

Fisher, Douglas B. 1965-

フィッシャー, ダグラス

Languages
English (232)

Japanese (2)