Amber Rutherford

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"In the context of teaching students brand new information, identifying critical content is one strategy you can’t live without."

- Amber Rutherford

Amber Rutherford, MSEd, works closely with Robert Marzano in designing content for professional development for an international audience, with a particular focus on Common Core State Standards and teacher evaluation. Her book Identifying Critical Content provides explicit steps for teaching students to identify critical content.

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Amber Rutherford

Amber Rutherford, MSEd, works closely with Robert Marzano in designing content for professional development for an international audience, with a particular focus on Common Core State Standards and teacher evaluation. She is a notable speaker and leads professional development throughout the nation in districts that are implementing Marzano evaluation models.

Rutherford received her master's degree in education from Fitchburg State College and has been a successful teacher, coach, public school administrator, and certified observer in the Marzano models. As a PLC consultant, she developed PLC implementation plans that significantly raised student achievement. Her experience and commitment as a practitioner and leader in public schools guides her research in educator development for diverse populations.

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  1. Identifying Critical Content

    Classroom Techniques to Help Students Know What is Important

    Deana Senn, Amber Rutherford, Robert J. Marzano

    Paperback | 06/01/14

    $19.95
    Provides explicit steps for teaching students to identify critical content. Learn More
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