Instructional Planning for Successful Teaching - Revised

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Learn more about instructional planning, Bloom's taxonomy, emergent curriculum, and much more.




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Being an effective teacher requires a variety of skill but one of the most important is instructional planning.

Alison’s course, Instructional Planning for Successful Teaching, will help you to understand US national and state learning standards as well as curriculum frameworks and guides. With this understanding, you can learn how to formulate educational objectives which are specific and measurable. You will learn about Bloom’s taxonomy, which is a cornerstone of modern teaching. Furthermore, you will learn how to use your students' interests and abilities to formulate lessons, and much more.

This course will be of great interest to all educators and trainers who want to learn more about effective teaching skills and how to apply them in an educational setting.

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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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Course Reviews

Kiara W.
2 years ago
Kiara W.

It was nice and informative.

2 years ago

it's just amazing! the more I learn the more eager and insightful I become towards new learning. This is without doubt an unprecedented experience for me. Many thanks from the bottom of my heart to all the team behind such an enriching expereince.

Jay Narayana P.
2 years ago
Jay Narayana P.

very useful

George M.
2 years ago
George M.

The course was educative and has opened up my mind so that I can be able to plan my teaching methods properly. Notes in the course satisfied my expectations.

Christine M S.
2 years ago
Christine M S.

Very educative

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