Advance organizers tend to be more useful to students

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Unformatted text preview: ance a short passage that compared Buddhism to their own Christian religion. Regardless of the purpose of the advance organizer, research on advance organizers has identified the following guidelines for their use. • Advance organizers tend to be more useful to students if they contain concrete or familiar examples or models of the principles being described in the advance organizer (Corkill, 1992; Mayer, 1979). • Advance organizers are more useful if students actively process the content of the advance organizer. For example, Corkill, Bruning & Glover (1988) had students paraphrase the content of the advance organizers. You could also have students revisit the advance organizer at the end of the lesson in an effort to connect the new learning to the advance organizer. • Advance organizers are more useful if your goal is for students to understand how ideas are related, than if your goal is for students to learn isolated facts (Mayer, 1987). K-W-L 23 K-W-L was originally designed as...
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