How to Implement the Think-Pair-Share Teaching Strategy in Your Classroom

Spread the love Description This is one of the most frequently utilized and most effective classroom teaching strategies. Learners think about a topic all by themselves. Next, they pair up and discuss their thoughts. Then they pair-share what they discussed with the entire class. Advantages Moves learners from individual thinking to social thinking in a … Read more

How to Implement the Barometer Teaching Strategy in Your Classroom

Spread the love Description The barometer strategy gets a measure of learners’ opinions by asking them to stand on a line from 0 to 10 (1 = strongly disagree, 5 = unsure or conflicted, 10= strongly agree). Advantages Learners tend to find this a non-intimidating way of sharing their opinions. It can be an excellent … Read more

How to Use Feedback in the Classroom

Spread the love Description Instant feedback is any feedback that happens during a lesson rather than after a lesson or exam has been completed. There are two primary types of instant feedback: feedback from learners to instructors and feedback from instructors to learners. The goal is to make impromptu changes during the lesson before it … Read more

How to Use Intentional Mistakes as a Teaching Strategy

Spread the love Description The instructor inserts intentional mistakes into their teaching materials (such as misspellings in their presentations) or their speech to: Check learners’ depth of knowledge. Make memorable teaching moments. Keep learners critically engaged. Advantages Keeps learners on their toes during the lesson, especially during the boring sections. Can turn learning into a … Read more

How to Use the Summarizing and Paraphrasing Strategy in Your Classroom

Spread the love Description For this teaching method, either the instructor or learner summarizes something someone previously said in their own words to ensure they comprehend each other without any misconceptions. Advantages By having a learner repeat the instructor’s statement in their own words, the instructor can see whether learners understand something. By repeating a … Read more

How to Use Role Modeling in Your Classroom

Spread the love Description Role modeling involves demonstrating the requisite behaviors or ideal way of acting within a learning environment. Role modeling is intended to positively influence learners into copying the instructor’s positive learning behaviors. Advantages Learners are socialized into behaving and learning in socially appropriate ways. An instructor who sets high personal expectations for … Read more

How to Implement the 60-Second Method in the Classroom

Spread the love Description The 60-second method involves having learners review one another’s work in three steps, which takes 60 seconds each. The steps are respond, reflect, and review. This usually happens after a learner presentation where the learners give a cumulative 3 minutes of feedback and reflection on the performance. The goal is not … Read more

How to Implement Service-Learning in Your Classroom

Spread the love Description Service-learning involves having learners meet goals while contributing to and giving back to their community. This often contains volunteer work, internships, and placements within the community where assistance is needed. Advantages Learners can increase their connection to the community. Relationships between learning and life are made explicit in this sort of … Read more

How to Implement Mastery Learning in Your Classroom

Spread the love Description Mastery learning and teaching is a method for ensuring all learners meet a certain standard of comprehension or ability before moving on. Instructors set a benchmark of knowledge for learners to meet. Then, all assessment in this tactic is formative, where learners are given feedback and as much time as possible … Read more

How to Help Your Learners Develop a Growth Mindset

Spread the love Description A growth mindset focuses on teaching learners that they have the power to improve and succeed if they put effort into it. The opposite would be learners refusing to try because they don’t think they can succeed. Teaching growth mindsets is all about modeling positive behaviors. Include a growth mindset in … Read more