Teaching Strategies

ALL POSTS FROM CATEGORY


instructional strategies for teaching adults
August 12, 2018

instructional strategies for teaching adults

Adult enrollment in higher education grew by more than 50 percent between 1991 and 2011, according to U.S. News & World Report . This trend shows that today’s educators and corporate trainers must adapt to the different needs, learning styles and challenges presented by teaching adult students. Keep It Relevant Adult students truly latch onto lessons…

Teaching approaches and strategies for science
July 13, 2018

Teaching approaches and strategies for science

Teaching Science is not about preparing students for a world that is static and fixed, but it concerns getting students ready to cope with changes and challenges in their lives. Traditional direct instruction in Science generally focuses on mastery of content with less emphasis on the development of scientific skills and attitudes; students are the receivers…

Teaching strategies for preschool teachers
June 13, 2018

Teaching strategies for preschool teachers

TYC contributors Louis Mark Romei, Holly Seplocha, and Laura Colker answered the question: What s your advice for a new preschool teacher? as part of a Q&A on Back to School Strategies. Together they shared 10 tips. Your first teaching job is both exciting and scary. You will have some great days and some will be more challenging. Just like children…

instructional strategies for teaching Social studies
May 14, 2018

instructional strategies for teaching Social studies

In this section, teachers will find practical suggestions for making geography and social studies accessible students who are blind or visually impaired. Included are tips for the classroom, ideas for activities, and techniques to adapt lessons and materials. Below is a list of topics you ll find in this section. Click on a title to jump to a specific topic…

teaching strategies for visually impaired
March 15, 2018

teaching strategies for visually impaired

Strategies to promote literacy for children with blindness or visual impairment: Determine what medium is best for an individual child through the Learning Media Assessment. This may be braille, print, dual media, auditory strategies, objects, symbols, or some combination. Provide books and literacy tools in a format that is accessible to the child. Read aloud…

Strategies for teaching word problems
January 14, 2018

Strategies for teaching word problems

Schema-based instruction, which teaches students to focus on the underlying structure of math word problems, improves learning for students of all levels. I became interested in looking for better ways to teach math problems because of my daughter, who suffered brain damage in early childhood which inhibited her development of language skills. Despite this delay…

strategies for teaching letter sounds
December 15, 2017

strategies for teaching letter sounds

Why is knowledge of letter-sound correspondences important? Knowledge of letter-sound correspondences is essential in reading and writing In order to read a word: the learner must recognize the letters in the word and associate each letter with its sound In order to write or type a word: the learner must break the word into its component sounds and know the letters…

Teaching strategies Creative curriculum for preschool
November 15, 2017

Teaching strategies Creative curriculum for preschool

Preschool Program (3-5 Years of Age) Mini University’s preschool teachers use the Creative Curriculum for Preschool, a written research-based curriculum created by Teaching Strategies. This curriculum has been aligned to the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards. Ohio Department of Education Core Themes All children…

strategies in teaching writing skills
October 23, 2017

strategies in teaching writing skills

Students with visual impairments use different strategies when writing, depending on the amount of vision they have, as well as their particular needs and interests. It is important to work closely with a teacher of the blind and visually impaired to determine which strategies are most appropriate for a specific student. The document (2008) from SET-BC (Special…

Teaching strategies for Traumatic Brain Injury
September 22, 2017

Teaching strategies for Traumatic Brain Injury

Ways Faculty Can Help Students with Traumatic Brain Injury/Acquired Brain Impairment There is a range of inclusive teaching strategies that can assist all students to learn but there are some specific strategies that are useful in teaching a group which includes students with Traumatic Brain Injury/Acquired Brain Impairment. In considering alternative forms of…

Teaching strategies for writing skills
April 21, 2017

Teaching strategies for writing skills

Unlike some other academic skills, the ability to write well is something that follows you from elementary school all throughout your life, particularly if you work in an office environment – so it’s no wonder there’s such an emphasis on it in school! From creative short stories and descriptive paragraphs in elementary school to lengthier prose and argumentative…

strategies for teaching long division
May 24, 2017

strategies for teaching long division

4 does not go into 1 (hundred). So combine the 1 hundred with the 6 tens (160). 4 goes into 16 four times. 4 goes into 5 once, leaving a remainder of 1. th h t o 0 4 0 0 R7 3 2 0 7 8 does not go into 3 of the thousands. So combine the 3 thousands with the 2 hundreds (3, 200). 8 goes into 32 four times (3, 200 ÷ 8 = 400) 8 goes into 0 zero times (tens). 8 goes…

List of teaching strategies for teachers
April 3, 2017

List of teaching strategies for teachers

Here is a sampling of strategies that teachers can use either to head off or to provide consequences for low- to medium-level student misbehavior: Prior to Occurrence of Behavior(s): Break student tasks into manageable chunks : Students may misbehave to escape activities that they find too hard or tedious. Consider breaking a larger task into smaller or easier…

Strategies for teaching Context Clues
November 22, 2016

Strategies for teaching Context Clues

When attempting to decipher the meaning of a new word, it is often useful to look at what comes before and after that word. The surrounding words can give readers helpful context clues about the meaning and structure of the new word, as well as how it is used. Using context clues aligns with the following ELA Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4 Determine…

Teaching strategies for Common Core standards
June 17, 2017

Teaching strategies for Common Core standards

Find links to classroom and professional development resources for K–3 teachers, as well as tips and resources to help librarians and parents support the goals of the Common Core. For those who are new to the Common Core, we offer an overview of the standards and how they will shift English Language Arts teaching and learning. Overview of the Common Core The…

Emotional behavioral disorder teaching strategies
December 4, 2016

Emotional behavioral disorder teaching strategies

Students who suffer from Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, or EBD, very often find it difficult to control their behavior and work as productive members of a classroom. EBD kids commonly lack the impulse control and the emotional balance that is necessary to handle social interactions with other students effectively. This can be challenging for a teacher, especially…

Teaching mental calculation strategies
December 19, 2016

Teaching mental calculation strategies

The purpose of this booklet produced by the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA, formerly QCA) in collaboration with the National Strategies is to offer guidance to teachers on teaching effective mental strategies for calculation and to make clear the expectations concerning the use of calculators. It was designed to assist teachers in their…

Social-Emotional teaching strategies
December 28, 2016

Social-Emotional teaching strategies

Role of the Teacher You can promote social-emotional development in your classroom by embedding your teaching practices throughout the day. Remaining sensitive to children’s needs helps them feel secure and confident, and acts as a model for effective social behavior. For example, asking questions to help children find a solution to a social conflict helps them…

Teaching strategies for classroom management
June 20, 2017

Teaching strategies for classroom management

The year I started teaching seventh- to twelfth-grade English in Minneapolis, Prince launched his song about urban ruin, Sign o the Times. That song was an apt musical backdrop for the lives of my students, most of whom lived in poverty and challenged me daily. That year also afforded me the opportunity to be assaulted with a stone, two chairs, a Rambo knife…

Strategies for teaching concepts of print
January 6, 2017

Strategies for teaching concepts of print

Coined by New Zealand educator Marie Clay, concepts about print (CAP) refers to what emergent readers need to understand about how printed language works and how it represents language. Successful beginning readers develop concepts about print at an early age, building on emergent literacy that starts before formal schooling. Print carries a message. Even when…

teaching strategies for preschool children
March 19, 2017

teaching strategies for preschool children

Skill-Building Journal: Caring for Preschool Children, Third Edition English | Item #: X Price: $29.95 In Stock Trainer s Guide: Caring for Preschool Children, Third Edition English | Item #: 7761 Caring for Preschool Children, eCDA edition English | Item #: 1669 Price: $54.95 Recommended With: The Caring for … series is a comprehensive, setting-specific training…

1
2