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Instructional Strategies for Learner-Centered Teaching

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The engaging lessons in this short teacher resources course offer learner-centered instructional strategies you can use to bring out the best in your students. They provide tools and tips that can help strengthen your class environment, facilitation methods and more.
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6 chapters in Instructional Strategies for Learner-Centered Teaching

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Lesson 1 - Student-Centered Instruction: Definition, Origin & Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Learner-Centered Teaching: Strategies & Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59949].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59949].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Facilitator of Learning: Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Direct Instruction & Discovery Instruction: Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1894].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1894].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Community-Based Learning: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Developing Measurable Learning Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48210].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48210].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Instructional Planning: Quality Materials & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68346].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68346].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Whole-Class vs. Small-Group Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Student-Centered Learning Activities for Science
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Ch 2. Teacher as Facilitator {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[68348].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Characteristics of Learner-Centered Teachers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Facilitation Strategies for Learner-Centered Teachers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68350].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68350].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Importance of Knowing Your Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What Is the Socratic Method? Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36826].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36826].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Self-Assessment for Effective Classroom Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Theories of Motivation: Instinct, Drive Reduction & Arousal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1854].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1854].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Activities for Promoting Student Self Reflection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Learner-Centered Environments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[68352].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Creating a Learner-Centered Classroom & Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59950].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59950].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Using Wait Time in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2648].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2648].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Class Discussion: Activities & Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Group Discussion: Questions, Topics and Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Scaffolding Teaching Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Student Roles in a Learner-Centered Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Student-Teacher Teamwork in Learner-Centered Environments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Reflective Learning: Definition, Style & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Creating a Safe Learning Environment in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - How to Write a Classroom Bill of Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Progressivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Interactive Learning? - Overview & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Interactive Notebook Rubric Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Individual & Group Interactive Writing Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1900].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1900].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Cooperative Learning: Roles & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Project-Based Learning Activities: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Technology in the Classroom {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[68357].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Benefits of Technology in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31712].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31712].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Blended Learning Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Classroom Technology Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Research on Technology in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Formative Assessment Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Formative Assessments: Examples, Types & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is Formative Assessment? - Strategies & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Performance Assessments: Product vs. Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Anecdotal Notes: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144226].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144226].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Matching Assessment Items to Learning Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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