Teaching Strategies

ALL POSTS FROM CATEGORY


Visual impairment teaching strategies
July 12, 2021

Visual impairment teaching strategies

It s okay to say look and see. Even fully sighted people use their other senses in the context of looking at something. Visually impaired people might look at things in a different way, but seeing is in the perception (rather than the eye) of the beholder. Audiovisual presentations and demonstrations are made accessible to severely visually impaired students…

list of teaching methods and strategies
May 13, 2021

list of teaching methods and strategies

Russia and The Khazars By Ian Greenhalgh on August 17, 2016 KhazarEmpire [Editor’s Note: When you look at the biography of congressional representatives or U.S. senators who are dual Israeli citizens, or media moguls, or titans of the film industry, for example, you will often notice that the parents, or grandparents, or even the great grandparents are mentioned…

teaching strategies to develop metacognition
April 13, 2021

teaching strategies to develop metacognition

How do children gain a deeper understanding of how they think, feel, and act so that they can improve their learning and develop meaningful relationships? Since antiquity, philosophers have been intrigued with how human beings develop self-awareness - the ability to examine and understand who we are relative to the world around us. Today, research not only shows…

Instructional strategies for teaching math
March 14, 2021

Instructional strategies for teaching math

In a search of evidence-based materials from research organizations, we found several resources that are written for teachers and other practitioners. These resources have the following strategies in common: providing systematic and explicit instruction; teaching visual representation of functions and relationships, such as manipulatives, pictures, and graphs;…

teaching strategies for early childhood education
February 12, 2021

teaching strategies for early childhood education

On 11/4/2014 The nerves are likely starting to set in as your graduation date approaches and you prepare to step into your first preschool teaching job. It’s perfectly normal to be nervous. No amount of studying can fully prepare you for a classroom full of rambunctious toddlers. But with plenty of practice, hands-on training and some good advice, even corralling…

List of teaching strategies early childhood
January 13, 2021

List of teaching strategies early childhood

A top priority for early childhood educators is to teach children to read. Using developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) while incorporating foundational concepts into lessons help teachers differentiate instruction, engage students in the learning process, and increase achievement of all children. While students are treated as unique individuals, all practices…

Multicultural education teaching strategies
December 14, 2020

Multicultural education teaching strategies

America has always been referred to as a melting pot, but ideally, it s a place where we strive to invite everyone to celebrate exactly who they are. As the US population is becoming increasingly diverse and technology makes the world feel increasingly smaller, it is time to make every classroom a multicultural classroom. What is Multicultural Education? Multicultural…

Classroom teaching strategies and techniques
November 14, 2020

Classroom teaching strategies and techniques

OVERVIEW The jigsaw classroom is a research-based cooperative learning technique invented and developed in the early 1970s by Elliot Aronson and his students at the University of Texas and the University of California. Since 1971, thousands of classrooms have used jigsaw with great success. The jigsaw classroom has a four-decade track record of successfully reducing…

Strategic teaching strategies for math
October 15, 2020

Strategic teaching strategies for math

Instructional Strategies Mathwire.com Topics These strategies support active student participation in math lessons and allow teachers to assess the developing proficiency levels of all students in the class by walking around to monitor student responses. &nbsp These strategies are especially effective during the Mental Math part of an Everyday Mathematics…

Teaching strategies for visual impairment
September 15, 2020

Teaching strategies for visual 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 visual impairments. In considering alternative forms of assessment, equal opportunity, not a guaranteed outcome, is the objective. You are not expected to lower standards…

Strategies for teaching children of poverty
August 16, 2020

Strategies for teaching children of poverty

You can do more good than you ever thought possible Teaching strategies for children in poverty are based on the fact that we now know that the brain is designed to change. If it can change for the worse (exposure to the elements of poverty), it can change for the better (exposure to enrichment). It’s no secret that kids from poverty have below average IQ scores…

strategies to teach phonemic awareness
July 17, 2020

strategies to teach phonemic awareness

Description Phonological awareness addresses the sounds of language. It does not teach the symbols that represent sounds, but rather the sounds alone. Instruction in phonological awareness includes the following: Word Awareness Word awareness is the knowledge that words have meaning. Students with word awareness can discriminate individual words in a passage…

Teaching strategies for comprehension
June 17, 2020

Teaching strategies for comprehension

Students who are good at monitoring their comprehension know when they understand what they read and when they do not. They have strategies to fix problems in their understanding as the problems arise. Research shows that instruction, even in the early grades, can help students become better at monitoring their comprehension. Comprehension monitoring instruction…

Teaching strategies for high school english
May 18, 2020

Teaching strategies for high school english

Not satisfied with students progress on district- and state-mandated tests - and after careful deliberation by administration and staff - the Edwards Middle School implemented the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Initiative in the 2006/07 school year. ELT has since become an integral part of the school day, where students receive an additional 60 minutes…

Strategies in teaching english grammar
April 18, 2020

Strategies in teaching english grammar

All educators agree that students are better writers when they have an understanding of grammar. To be effective writers in school and to effectively communicate later in life when in the workplace, students need to use proper grammar. But, what are the best methods for teaching grammar, normally thought of as a very boring topic? Educators do disagree on what…

Central Auditory Processing disorder teaching strategies
March 19, 2020

Central Auditory Processing disorder teaching strategies

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disability that affects how the brain processes spoken language and represents a major factor in the difficulties affecting people with communication disorders. People with APD have difficulty interpreting, storing and accessing auditory information despite normal hearing. In addition to hindering speech and language development…

Strategies for teaching informational text
February 18, 2020

Strategies for teaching informational text

One of the biggest complaints I hear about Common Core is the push toward informational texts. This is often accompanied by the complaint that we are no longer allowing students to read for the sake of reading. Just yesterday, a teacher said to me, I wish we could read novels. With all these informational texts, kids are losing the love of reading. Minutes…

Teachers strategies in teaching english
January 19, 2020

Teachers strategies in teaching english

If you re like most teachers, your classes have increasingly become more linguistically diverse. If you re looking for ways to meet the needs of students who struggle with or are just learning English, I am here to help! For the last eight years, I have had the fortunate opportunity to work with many students who are English language learners. It s been an exceptionally…

Teaching comprehension strategies curriculum k 12
December 20, 2019

Teaching comprehension strategies curriculum k 12

What are some effective ways to teach comprehension skills in grades K-3? The research on comprehension in the National Reading Panel Report was conducted primarily on students in grades four and higher. The research evidence indicates that teaching comprehension skills can improve comprehension for children in grades four and above. Put Reading First encourages…

teaching strategies for mental retardation
November 20, 2019

teaching strategies for mental retardation

Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID, formerly mental retardation) benefit from the same teaching strategies used to teach people with other learning challenges. This includes learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and autism. One such strategy is to break down learning tasks into small steps. Each learning task is introduced…

Global developmental delay teaching strategies
October 31, 2019

Global developmental delay teaching strategies

Global developmental delay has many causes which, as an end result, affect the functioning of the central nervous system. Causes can be genetic (e.g., Fragile X syndrome), or metabolic (e.g., PKU), prenatal (e.g., rubella or birth trauma), perinatal (e.g., prematurity or the result of a childhood injury or infection). Sometimes the cause for the condition is…

1
2
3
4