Methods of instruction
Main article: Lecture
Explaining, or lecturing, is the process of teaching by giving spoken explanations of the subject
that is to be learned. Lecturing is often accompanied by visual aids to help stude
A Metacognitive Model for Teaching and Learning
At the conclusion of this chapter students will be able to:
1. Explain the importance of metacognitive skills and knowledge to academic success
2. Relate the role of metacogniti
In 1956, Benjamin Bloom headed a group of educational psychologists who developed a classification of
levels of intellectual behavior important in learning. Bloom found that over 95 % of the test questions
students encounter require them to think only at
What are measurable Annual goals?
Annual goals set the general direction for instruction and assist in
determining the specific courses, experiences, and skills a student will need.
There is a direc
Behaviors that Characterize Clear Teachers
1. The lesson is planned and implemented in an organized manner.
2. Students are informed of the lesson objectives in advance
3. The lesson is conducted step by step.
4. The teacher draws students attention to ne
Several students in Mr. Alfreds 3rd grade class have difficulty staying in their
seats. They frequently leave their seats and bother other students who are trying
to work. Mr. Alfred would like to change these behaviors.
1. Write a classroom rule that add
Anticipatory Set; i.e., Motivation
What is it?
A brief activity or event at the beginning of the lesson that effectively engages all students attention
and focuses their thoughts on the learning objective
A hook to grab the students attentionan action o
Assumptions and goals
To organize and convey large amounts of information, meaningfully and efficiently
Guide teachers in the transmission of knowledge to students
The teacher is responsible for presenting material to students
A Collaborative Model for Addressing Conflict in Schools
Identify or name the situation and relevant related issues. What is the conflict? What is the source of
Create a list of every person, group,