Topic 4b: The Science of Teaching - InstructionPresentation Transcript
The Science of Teaching
“Do you remember the days
of the ole schoolyard?”
Course Participation Task #6:
Describe a powerful learning experience
from when you were in school?
Me – in grade 2
Me – in grade 4
Me – in grade 6
A Recipe for Disaster
The Science of Teaching:
The Four Essential Ingredients
• Effective Instruction
• Assessment and Evaluation
• Technology Integration
…In other words
KSA #2: Teachers engage in a range of planning activities
KSA#3: Teachers understand the subject disciplines they teach
KSA #4: Teachers know there are many approaches to teaching and
KSA#7: Teachers translate curriculum content and objectives into
meaningful learning activities.
KSA #8: The teacher will gather information to determine the needs and
progress of the students
KSA #9: Teachers apply a variety of technologies to meet students'
KSA #10: The teacher will engage in partnership among school, home and
What are the ingredients
for Effective Instruction?
a Better Recipe…
Teachers understand the
subject disciplines they teach
Grade at a Glance
Teaching Quality Standard
• KSA “g”:
The teacher will be able to translate the
content of the course curriculum into
meaningful learning activities for the students.
High School Math
Why or Why Not?
What does the research say about
how our students learn?
Our Recipe Book
Published by the
EDUC 250 class
My Learning Activity
Instructional Strategy ______________________________________________________________
Learning Activity _________________________________________________________________