Strategic Intervention Material an instructional material meant to re-teach the concept(s) and skill(s) (Least Mastered) Material given to the learners to help them master a competency- based skill which they were not able develop during regular classroom teaching.
SIM consists of both learning strategies (for students) and content enhancement routines (for teachers) Multifaceted approach to help students to become independent and successful learners
Topic must be accompanied by a STUDY. It requires less teacher supervision. SIM must be easy to REPRODUCE.
Focuses on the skill May contain differentnot mastered by the topics included in astudents during chapter.regular classIntended for remedial Intended for regularclass classroom teachingNo pretest and post With pretest and posttest testIncludes fun activities Includes fun activities
GUIDE CARDASSESTMENT ACTIVITY CARD CARD Parts of the SIM ENRICHMENT REFERENCE CARD CARD
The GUIDE CARD presents the bigpicture, itGives an overview of the lesson;Presents the focus skill(s);a. Mentions the learning competencyb. Mentions the concrete outcome or product students are expected to demonstrate/produce
Builds on prior learning/prerequisite skills,Engages the learner’s interest; andLeads the learner towards the performance of the task(s).
The ACTIVITY CARD defines the task(s) that the learner should undertake in order to develop a skill.The task is competency-oriented and may be an individual or a group work.The purpose of the task(s) is to provide enough practice for the learner so that he can perform the skill automatically.
• Begin to where the learners are.• Adopt the activity to the learners’ learning style.
The ASSESTMENT CARD helps the learner measure his/her level of mastery of the skill upon completion of the task(s).Provides exercises, drill or activities that allow students monitor their learning and use feedback about their progress.
• Formulated in standard test formats to give students practice in test-taking techniques.• The result of the assessment identifies the knowledge/skill(s) that the learner may need to enhance or develop further.
The ENRICHMENT CARD extends learning by providing additional exercises for further application of knowledge or skill.It may also contain additional information to extend knowledge.
The REFERENCE CARD provides additional content to the coverage in the textbook.It may also list resources that the learner may refer to for further reading.
KEY CHECKPOINTSEnsure alignment of activities with tasks/objectives;Keep the activities short and simple;Provide a variety of activities to cater to the diverse learning styles; and
Provide a number of activities (at least 3 per task) so that the learner can have enough practice in developing skills.The SIM must provide the students the key ideas/concepts.Directions must be clear.The TITLE MUST BE CATHCHY.
"Ideal teachers are those whouse themselves as bridges overwhich they invite their studentsto cross, then having facilitatedtheir crossing, joyfully collapse,encouraging them to createbridges of their own." -- NikosKazantzakis