Instruction: A Models Approach, 5/EMary A. Gunter, Universityof Virginia Thomas H. Estes, Universityof Virginia Susan L. Mintz, Universityof Virginia ISBN: 0205508863"I have found this text to be very helpful in its presentation of the strategies and the processes involved... I am a particular fan of the Cooperative Learning Models."-Carolynn Reynolds, California State University at ChicoNow in its fifth edition, Instruction: A Models Approach identifies and explains more than a dozen instructional models, placing them within a process that is instructionally aligned and based on standards. Drawn from current research and the most effective practices, the models are closely linked to the preparation of objectives, differentiation practices, and assessment options. The user-friendly text is a valued resource among K-12 and preservice teachers.New features to this edition include:Chapters on Planning for Instruction that offer information about state standards, instructional alignment among objectives, assessment, and instruction, as well as strategies for planning and aligning instruction. Heavily revised chapters on Direct Instruction, Problem-Centered Inquiry Models, and the Socratic Seminar Model. New chapters on Eggen and Kauchak's Integrative Model and Supporting Strategies for Instructional Models that include information on scaffolding, information recall strategies, nonlinguistic representations, identifying similarities and differences, thing-pair-shares, summarizing, and reciprocal teaching.Estes, Thomas H. is the author of 'Instruction A Models Approach', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205508860 and ISBN 0205508863.