This is an awesome infographic on learner-centered instructional strategies:
Which strategy do you use? Please share your experience!
Are you looking for some new instruction ideas that will get your students actively engaged in your class?
Take a look at the following list of research-based instructional strategies: http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/lib/sde/pdf/curriculum/section7.pdf
Let us know which strategy you will use in your classroom!
…they are if you don’t use active learning! From the article:
“Given that active-learning approaches benefit all students, but especially those who are female, minority, low-income and first-generation, shouldn’t all universities be teaching this way?”
Find it here at the NY Times:
BTW, I think she’d make a great keynote speaker!
What is the key to success? Is it Grit?
“Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.”
This TedTalk embodies many of the On Course principles of student success. Take a moment to watch and be inspired
Skip Downing, the author of On Course, has a great YouTube channel with helpful videos for teaching the 8 On Course Principles.
Here is the link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/downingoncourse
If you are not sure what On Course is, take a moment to watch this introduction:
I hope one day I will arrive to class with an entire class of students who are sitting waiting for me to talk because they are so motivated to learn! As teachers we spend a lot of time trying to motivate our students. How do you motivate your students?
In what ways are you helping your students increase their self-awareness?
It is so important that we are encouraging our students to continue learning throughout their life. How do you promote life-long learning?
Please share with us how you are increasing Interdepence in the classroom. Are you including collaboration and communication? Are your students building relationships in the classroom?