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GANAG - A High Yield Teaching Strategy

Though exploring Nature is a science content site, we strive to fulfill successful teaching models.

We support the high yield teaching strategy developed by Jane E. Pollock called GANAG lesson planning, described simply below:

G GOAL/standard or objective stage

Set objectives and provide feedback.

Recognize effort and provide recognition.


A ACCESS PRIOR KNOWLEDGE stage

Identify similarities and differences.

Use nonlinguistic representations.

Use cooperative learning.

Use questions, cues, and advance organizers.


N NEW INFORMATION stage

Summarize and take notes.

Provide practice.

Use cooperative learning.

Use questions, cues, and advance organizers.


A  APPLY stage

Identify similarities and differences.

Provide practice.

Generate and test hypotheses.

Use questions, cues, and advance organizers.


G GOAL REVIEW or summarize stage

Set objectives and provide feedback. Recognize effort and provide recognition.

 

***Look for ways to fufill this model with each of Exploring Nature's topics.

Citing Research References

When you research information you must cite the reference. Citing for websites is different from citing from books, magazines and periodicals. The style of citing shown here is from the MLA Style Citations (Modern Language Association).

When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
Author Last Name, First Name(s). "Title: Subtitle of Part of Web Page, if appropriate." Title: Subtitle: Section of Page if appropriate. Sponsoring/Publishing Agency, If Given. Additional significant descriptive information. Date of Electronic Publication or other Date, such as Last Updated. Day Month Year of access < URL >.

Here is an example of citing this page:

Amsel, Sheri. "GANAG - A High Yield Teaching Strategy" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2019. January 22, 2019
< http://www.exploringnature.org/db/view/GANAG-A-High-Yield-Teaching-Strategy >

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