Hattie's Index Of Teaching & Learning Strategies: 39 Effect Sizes In Ascending Order. An Index Of Teaching & Learning Strategies: 39 Effect Sizes In Ascending Order by Dana Schon, sai-iowa.org Effect Size Defined Statistically speaking, the strength of the relationship between two variables.
John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia, says ‘effect sizes’ are the best way of answering the question ‘what has the greatest influence on student learning?’ Effect Size Applied Reverse effects are self-explanatory, and below 0.0Developmental effects are 0.0 to 0.15, and the improvement a child may be expected to show in a year simply through growing up, without any schooling. Effect Size CAUTION Reduce temptation to oversimplify. Editor’s Note Data is only as useful as its application.
The most helpful part of this chart–and the reason we asked Dana to share her work here–was the column on the right where she adds a short statement or tidbit that helped contextualize the data point. 20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching - 20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching by TeachThought Staff What makes an effective teacher?
Or more specifically, what observable characteristics might you see and hear? The University of Minnesota offered some observable characteristics of effective teaching which, while focused on teacher actions rather than student learning, had some useful tips–not so much how to teach generally, but specific actions that you can use tomorrow. 7 Reasons Why Differentiated Instruction Works. Differentiated instruction (DI) begins with an accurate understanding of what DI is—and is not.
You may be surprised how easy it is to incorporate into your classrooms. 1. Differentiated instruction IS proactive. In a differentiated classroom, the teacher assumes that different learners have differing needs and proactively plans lessons that provide a variety of ways to “get at” and express learning. The teacher may still need to fine tune instruction for some learners, but because the teacher knows the varied learner needs within the classroom and selects learning options accordingly, the chances are greater that these experiences will be an appropriate fit for most learners. Effective differentiation is typically designed to be robust enough to engage and challenge the full range of learners in the classroom. 2. Many teachers incorrectly assume that differentiating instruction means giving some students more work to do, and others less. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Webinar: How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students.
Quick fixes and silver bullets… – Thinking Mathematically. I find myself reflecting on what I believe is best for my students and best for my students’ beliefs about what mathematics is often.
When I get the opportunity to take a look at my students’ work and time to determine next steps, I can’t help but reflect on how my beliefs inform what next steps I would take. However, I wonder, given the same students and the same results, if we would all give the same next steps? 12 Mistakes All Teachers Make (And How to Get Past Them) - WeAreTeachers. We’ve all made mistakes in the classroom.
New Teachers: Classroom Management Essentials. Before I share my thoughts, I must make a disclaimer.
If you’re looking for a magic solution to classroom challenges, the following will be helpful, but don’t expect major changes overnight. And please remember that a strong instructional philosophy (i.e., how one believes students best learn) and a well-thought-out lesson plan form the foundation for effective student learning. Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement. A while back, I was asked, "What engages students?
" Sure, I could respond, sharing anecdotes about what I believed to be engaging, but I thought it would be so much better to lob that question to my own eighth graders. The responses I received from all 220 of them seemed to fall under 10 categories, representing reoccuring themes that appeared again and again. So, from the mouths of babes, here are my students' answers to the question: "What engages students? " 1. Working with their peers "Middle-school students are growing learners who require and want interaction with other people to fully attain their potential. " "Teens find it most interesting and exciting when there is a little bit of talking involved. 2.
"I believe that when students participate in "learning by doing" it helps them focus more. "We have entered a digital age of video, Facebook, Twitter, etc., and they [have] become more of a daily thing for teens and students. 3. "I believe that it all boils down to relationships. 4. 30 Habits Of Highly Effective Teachers. Editor’s Note: We often look at the qualities and characteristics of good teaching and learning, including the recent following pieces: How A Good Teacher Becomes Great What You Owe Your Students Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher The Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment How To Be A Mediocre Teacher 25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently by Julie DuNeen, Sketch Note Via Janet Hamilton If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series.
Education Week. 8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher. 8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher by Ian Lancaster What makes a teacher strong?
What differentiates the best from the rest? There’s no shortage of bodies (some dramatically misguided) attempting to solve this riddle. The answers are nebulous at best. 1. Confidence while teaching can mean any number of things, it can range from having confidence in your knowledge of the material being learned to having confidence that your teaching acumen is second to none. 8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher.