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Teaching eliii

  1. 1. Emerging Leaders III<br />Teaching Skills<br />
  2. 2. Methods<br />Direct<br />Best used when teaching knowledge that requires the acquisition of facts<br />Teacher-centered; lecture style with explanations, examples, opportunities for for practice and feedback<br />Largely verbal<br />Sequential - present objectives, present content, model skills, check understanding, corrective feedback, summarize/re-teach<br />Indirect<br />Learner acquires a behavior indirectly by transforming, or constructing material into a meaningful response – synthesis of learning that is unique<br />Best used when teaching concepts, abstractions or patterns<br />Student-centered with teacher as facilitator<br />Small group instruction<br />Involves organizing content, inductive and deductive reasoning, examples and non-examples, student experiences, questions, student’s self-evaluation, and group discussion<br />
  3. 3. Experiential Education<br />Sometimes referred to as expeditionary or discovery learning<br />Inquiry-based learning theory where learning takes place in problem solving situations where the learner draws on their experience or knowledge to “discover facts, relationships and new truths”<br />Learners interact with objects and the world – sorting through information and dealing with questions and controversies<br />Jerome Bruner (1915-) American Psychologist<br />
  4. 4. Experiential Education<br />Advantages<br />Encourages active engagement<br />Promotes motivation & autonomy, learner creates their own path<br />Creativity/problem-solving<br />Disadvantages<br />Learners can misconceive information and it is hard for the teacher to see this<br />Overload of cognition, making it difficult for learner to sort and integrate knowledge<br />
  5. 5. Understanding Knowledge Sequencing Bloom’s Taxonomy<br />
  6. 6. Things to Consider When Planning Instruction<br />Standards<br />Strategies<br />Motivation<br />Accommodation<br />Management & Pacing<br />Media & Materials<br />Assessment<br />Grouping<br />
  7. 7. Standards<br />A statement of what we expect people should know from participating in this class.<br />Goals<br />Objectives<br />Competencies<br />Outcomes<br />Emerging Leaders Standards<br />Course Competencies<br /> Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:<br />Describe a non-hierarchical leadership model.<br />Apply the values of equity, social justice, self-knowledge, personal empowerment, collaboration, citizenship, and service.<br />Demonstrate individual qualities that support group functioning and positive social change.<br />Demonstrate commitment to positive social change.<br />Describe effective situational leadership strategies.<br />Apply problem-solving skills to facilitate positive social change.<br />Apply decision-making skills to social change in a collaborative environment.<br />Explain how communication style affects leadership behaviors.<br />
  8. 8. Strategies<br />Methods by which the student is engaged in learning.<br />Styles<br />Variety<br />Creativity<br />Group<br />Engagement<br />Emerging Leaders Strategies<br />List the variety of teaching methods and activities we use.<br />How do we incorporate nature?<br />What is the importance of group work?<br />How do we engage students?<br />
  9. 9. Motivation<br />How do we make the learner want or need to learn?<br />Encouragement<br />Reinforcement<br />Build from ability<br />Relevance<br />Individuality<br />Emerging Leaders Motivation<br />How are we encouraging learning?<br />In what way do we reinforce that learning?<br />How do we address individuality and ability?<br />How do we make the learning relevant to students? Why is relevance important?<br />
  10. 10. Accommodation<br />How do we make the class accessible to everyone?<br />Seating<br />Materials<br />Modifying Requirements<br />Adaptive Strategies<br />Safety<br />Emerging Leaders Accommodation<br />How are we accommodating learners, different learning styles?<br />How do we address safety concerns?<br />How is our physical environment adaptable to different needs, abilities of students?<br />How are we being sustainable in our choices of materials?<br />
  11. 11. Management & Pacing<br />How do we manage the learning environment?<br />Time Management<br />Practice & Preparation<br />Transitions<br />Awareness of Needs<br />Emerging Leaders Management & Pacing<br />Agendas<br />How do we plan for the unpredictable? Are we prepared for teaching?<br />Are the transitions smooth or is learning abruptly halted?<br />How are we made aware of student needs?<br />
  12. 12. Media & Materials<br />What can enhance the learning?<br />Age<br />Variety<br />Relevant<br />Current<br />Sensitive<br />Environment<br />Emerging Leaders Media & Materials<br />What type of technologies are we using? How do they support learning? <br />When we pick videos are we making sure they are sensitive to all students?<br />Are the materials relevant or current? Are the references from their generation?<br />Do the selected media examples enhance the learning?<br />
  13. 13. Assessment<br />How do we measure learning?<br />Formal vs. Informal<br />Self/Peer Assessment<br />Ongoing Re-evaluation<br />Alternative<br />Emerging Leaders Assessment<br />How are we measuring learning?<br />Surveys<br />Journals/Reflection<br />Testing<br />Final Project/Group Project<br />Self/Peer Assessments<br />How are we measuring our environment and methods?<br />Evaluations<br />Interviews<br />
  14. 14. Grouping<br />How do we learn together?<br />By Ability<br />Diversity<br />Relation to Peers<br />Temperaments<br />Cross-Subject<br />Emerging Leaders Grouping<br />How do we group students? By what method(s)?<br />What purpose does the group play in the learning process?<br />How do we monitor group progress?<br />
  15. 15. Classroom Management<br />How will we set expectations?<br />How will we get attention?<br />How will we ensure an inclusive environment where everyone can learn?<br />Power Teaching Strategy<br />When I say Emerging you say Leaders the same way.<br />When I say teach, you say okay the same way and turn to your neighbor to teach back a concept or share an observation as directed. When I say Emerging you say Leaders the same way.<br />When I say teach, you say okay the same way and turn to your neighbor to teach back a concept or share an observation as directed.<br />
  16. 16. Do We Teach or Educate<br />Video<br />
  17. 17. Resources<br />Discovery Learning Theorieshttp://www.learning-theories.com/discovery learningbruner.html<br />Teaching Strategies<br />http://www.imteachingfrench.com/?page_id=35<br />