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Teachingforindependence

  1. 1. Guidelines for Teaching for Independence Teaching for Tomorrow by Ted McCain. Teaching for Independence
  2. 2. How I Realized I was creating highly educated useless people. Students need to be able to problem solve, so they need to be taught how to do it! Teaching for Independence
  3. 3. Teaching for Independence The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking.
  4. 4. Teaching for Independence <ul><li>The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must resist the temptation to tell. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Teaching for Independence <ul><li>The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must resist the temptation to tell. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop teaching decontextualized content. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teaching for Independence <ul><li>The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must resist the temptation to tell. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop teaching decontextualized content. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop giving students the final product of OUR thinking. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Teaching for Independence <ul><li>The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must resist the temptation to tell. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop teaching decontextualized content. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop giving students the final product of OUR thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must make a fundamental shift – problems first, teaching second. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Teaching for Independence <ul><li>The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must resist the temptation to tell. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop teaching decontextualized content. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop giving students the final product of OUR thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must make a fundamental shift – problems first, teaching second. </li></ul><ul><li>We must progressively withdrawal from helping students. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Teaching for Independence <ul><li>The 6 step plan for teaching for independence and higher-level thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must resist the temptation to tell. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop teaching decontextualized content. </li></ul><ul><li>We must stop giving students the final product of OUR thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>We must make a fundamental shift – problems first, teaching second. </li></ul><ul><li>We must progressively withdrawal from helping students. </li></ul><ul><li>We must reevaluate evaluation </li></ul>

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