What Works in Classroom Instruction: Research Based Strategies

Before becoming a principal consultant with Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL), Salle Quackenboss spent twenty-five years as a classroom teacher, building administrator, and district-level administrator. At McREL, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving education, Ms. Quackenboss focuses on helping schools make decisions that are intentional and encourage student achievement. She has also done work in developing and implementing standards-based systems in many educational areas, including leadership, professional development, assessment, and instruction.

Ms. Quackenboss holds two M.S. degrees, one in educational administration and one in early childhood/special education, as well as a B.S. in early childhood education. She has received numerous awards for her work in raising levels of student achievement in schools across the nation. Her experience in education makes Ms. Quackenboss a valuable asset to your system.

Through our products featuring Salle Quackenboss your system will:

  • Gain an understanding of the nine research-based strategies based upon the work of Marzano and McREL proven to significantly increase student achievement.
  • Learn to achieve the targets of learning in planning lessons and activities.
  • See numerous classroom examples of teachers implementing the nine strategies with real students.