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Curriculum and Instructional Design

An introduction to ideas on digital content and pedagogy for deeper understanding and achievment; becoming a high performing, high achieving school

MERC Leadership Academy

Curriculum and Instructional Design

A Conversation  and Q&A

Dr. Robert Marzano and Dr. Irving Hamer

Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is the cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research in Denver, Colorado. Throughout his forty years in the field of education, he has become a speaker, trainer, and author of more than thirty books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include The Art and Science of Teaching, Leaders of Learning, On Excellence in Teaching, Effective Supervision, the Classroom Strategies series, Using Common Core Standards to Enhance Classroom Instruction and Assessment, Vocabulary for the Common Core, and Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are known internationally and are widely practiced by both teachers and school leaders. He received a bachelor’s degree from Iona College in New York, a master’s degree from Seattle University, and a doctorate from the University of Washington.

About Marzano Research LLC


Marzano Research is a joint venture between Solution Tree and Dr. Robert J. Marzano. Marzano Research combines Dr. Marzano’s forty years of educational research with continuous action research in all major areas of schooling in order to provide effective and accessible instructional strategies, leadership strategies, and classroom assessment strategies that are always at the forefront of best practice. By providing such an all-inclusive research-into-practice resource center, Marzano Research provides teachers and school leaders with the tools they need to effect profound and immediate improvement in student achievement.

Workshop Handouts
Becoming A High Reliability School Dr. Robert Marzano
Teaching Blended Courses K12 - Dane Conrad and Albert Galeas
Using Data to Drive and Personalize Instruction - Mr. Stephen Johnson and Dr. John Covington
Integrating STEAM Across All Grades  - 2015-2016 Nissan S.T.E.P. Scholars
Student Research, Artifacts, and Presentations - Mrs. Ginger Worthington
Art History from Electronic Museums Around the World - Dr. Elise Smith
Digital Content and Pedagogy  and Resources Digital Content - Dr. Felicia Fowler
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