Teachers need to:O Focus on all types of learners.O Provide students with feedback.O Generate discussions that present bothsides of an issue.O Assign homework that will help studentsbe prepared for the real world.
Types of LearnersO Kinesthetic – learning by doing(individual/group projects and labs)O Auditory – learning by listening (lectures)O Social – learning by discussions (groupprojects and discussions)O Tactile – learning by touching (labs)O Visual – learning by seeing (watchingeducational videos)
Feedback Should Include:O Why didn’t the student receive 100%?O What did the student do right?O Did you notice a pattern of what thestudent made mistakes on?For example: The student needs help withwriting a thesis.
DiscussionsO Put the students into small groups andmake them answer a few questions. Walkaround the classroom to hear what theyhave to say. Make sure that they’re on theright page. Then, come together as aclass and answer the questions. Try toinclude both sides of an issue.O Talk about the implications andramifications for every topic.
HomeworkO Every assignment should be practical.The goal is to make students rememberthe material after they graduate from k-12.