For example students who are learning how to count

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Unformatted text preview: ple, a comparative advance organizer can use students’ personal experiences as an anchoring point for new knowledge Specific Near-Term Goals In applying principle 6.3 it is important to remember that learners tend to do better when they understand the goals of the instruction, and why those goals are important (Burden & Byrd, 1999). Also, proximal or near-term goals provide students with more opportunities to receive feedback about their learning over time, and they can be used to encourage their efforts toward meeting long-term goals (Alderman, 1999). You can specify your objectives or goals at the beginning of lessons and provide information to students about the value of the objectives. Students’ progress toward meeting these objectives might be assessed by having students answer the “What have I learned?” question from K-W-L at the end of a lesson or unit. 72 You can also stress the value of the learning activities in your classroom. You can stress utility value by teaching knowledge in terms of its use. Fo...
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