Instructional Planning for Successful Teaching - Revised
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This course will first introduce you to the proper selection of general learning goals as well as the structuring of a curriculum framework and guide. You will learn how to formulate educational objectives and devise educational goals as well as study about national standards and Bloom's Taxonomy. The course will also discuss the individual influence of students on a class, differentiated instruction, the Response to Intervention Program (RTI), emergent curriculums, and multicultural education.
You will then learn how to use modeling to demonstrate desired behaviors or to represent important theories. The course will also teach you how to encourage students to remember what they already know as well as to anticipate student preconceptions and remove misconceptions. You will then learn how to transition students from guided practice to independent practice. Finally, you will learn how to enhance student learning using resources such as the Internet, local experts, and field trips, as well as how to incorporate service learning into the classroom.
Selecting the general learning goals and formulating objectives for your class is a very important part of the teaching process. By taking this course, you will be able to structure and correctly use a curriculum framework and curriculum guide. Your students' learning will also be enhanced if you call on a variety of resources and practice differentiated instruction which makes learning more engaging. So, check out the course today and learn effective teaching techniques in just a few short hours.
Module 1: Selecting General Learning Goals
Selecting General Learning Goals - Learning Outcomes
Case Study: US National and State Learning Standards
Curriculum Frameworks and Curriculum Guides
Selecting General Learning Goals - Lesson Summary
Module 2: Formulating Educational Objectives
Formulating Educational Objectives - Learning Outcomes
Behavioral Approaches and Compromise
Taxonomies of Educational Objectives
Formulating Educational Objectives - Lesson Summary
Module 3: Students as a Source of Instructional Goals
Students as a Source of Instructional Goals - Learning Outcomes
Students as a Source of Instructional Goals - Lesson Summary
Module 4: Enhancing Student Learning
Enhancing Student Learning - Learning Outcomes
Variety of Resources
Enhancing Student Learning - Lesson Summary
Module 5: Creating Bridges Between Goals and Experiences
Creating Bridges Between Goals and Experiences - Learning Outcomes
Activating of Prior Knowledge
The Process of Learning
Creating Bridges Between Goals and Experiences - Lesson Summary
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Select the general learning goals and formulate objectives for your class.
- Structure and correctly use a curriculum framework and curriculum guide.
- Describe Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives, and its revised form.
- Practice differentiated instruction in your classroom.
- Call on a variety of resources to enhance students’ learning.
- Use modeling to demonstrate a desired behavior or to represent an important theory.
- Encourage students to recall what they already know about a new material being learned.
- Anticipate preconceptions of students and respectfully remove misconceptions.
- Help students make the transition from practice that is relatively guided to practice that is relatively independent.
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