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Glossary of Instructional Strategies

Glossary of Instructional Strategies
Current number of strategies and methods: 1271 Last updated: 27 July, 2013 Definitions written by Kelly Jo Rowan. ©1996-2013 Kelly Jo Rowan. 10 + 2 (Ten Plus Two) Direct instruction variation where the teacher presents for ten minutes, students share and reflect for two minutes, then the cycle repeats. 1st TRIP (First TRIP) A reading strategy consisting of: Title, Relationships, Intent of questions, Put in perspective. 3-2-1 (Three-Two-One) Writing activity where students write: 3 key terms from what they have just learned, 2 ideas they would like to learn more about, and 1 concept or skill they think they have mastered. 5 + 1 (Five Plus One) Direct instruction variation where the teacher presents for five minutes, students share and reflect for one minute, then the cycle repeats. A-B-C Summarize A form of review in which each student in a class is assigned a different letter of the alphabet and they must select a word starting with that letter that is related to the topic being studied. Acronyms

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A Teacher’s Guide to THE PERFECT SUMMER In 15 Simple Steps “You’re a teacher? You must love having summers off!” Chances are, you’ve heard this line before. We know as much as you know this is NOT the case. A List Of 50+ Teaching Strategies To Jumpstart Your Teacher Brain Teaching strategies are among the most important ingredients for highly-effective learning environments. In addition to literacy strategies, approaches to assessment, and grouping strategies (among many others), knowing the right teaching strategy for the right academic situation may not be a matter of expertise or training, but memory: out of sight, out of mind, yes? Which makes the following infographic from fortheteachers.org useful. While it doesn’t offer definitions and explanations for each strategy (it’s an infographic, not a book), and many great strategies are missing (e.g., 3-2-1, exit slip, project-based learning, accountable talk, ask a question, etc.) it does work well as a kind of reminder for what’s possible, even offering categories for each strategy, from progress monitoring (think-pair-share, KWL charts), to Note-Taking (graphic organizers). There are 87 instructional strategies listed below, but several are repeated across categories, so let’s call it “50+” strategies.

20 Differentiated Instruction Strategies & Examples As students with diverse learning styles fill the classroom, many teachers don’t always have the time to plan lessons that use differentiated instruction (DI) to suit their distinct aptitudes. This can involve adjusting: Content — The media and methods teachers use to impart and instruct skills, ideas and informationProcesses — The exercises and practices students perform to better understand contentProducts — The materials, such as tests and projects, students complete to demonstrate understanding To help create lessons that engage and resonate with a diverse classroom, below are 20 differentiated instruction strategies and examples. Barefoot In the head A few year ago, I was a bit curious about how well learners can evaluate each other. I designed a small experiment to find out. It goes like this: Take a group of learners, say 15 in number, in a classroom.

Instructional Strategies List for Teachers A BIG List of Instructional Strategies for Teachers I’ve decided to create an instructional strategies list for teachers. There are plenty of teaching textbooks meant to provide instructional strategies for teachers. There are also huge lists of Classroom Management Strategies Get instant ideas from other teachers on how to manage your toughest behavior challenges. Just click on a behavior issue below. How can a teacher prevent irritating classroom behaviors? 1.

Surviving the 1st Month of School: 20+ Tips & Resources Posted by Shelly Terrell on Tuesday, August 23rd 2011 Many of us will face many new learners in the next few days. Many have already met the individuals we will be making an impact on this year. Effective Instructional Strategies That Boost Learning Instructional strategies include all approaches that a teacher may take to engage students in the learning process actively. These strategies drive a teacher's instruction as they work to meet specific learning objectives and ensure that their students are equipped with the tools they need to be successful. Effective instructional strategies meet all learning styles and the developmental needs of all learners. Teachers must be equipped with a well-rounded arsenal of effective instructional strategies to maximize their effectiveness and to increase student learning opportunities.

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More instructional strategies. Always good to have as many as possible at arms reach. by tiffanygalanis Jul 24

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