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Ch 31: Education Strategies & Methods

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Get ready for an upcoming exam with ease using this chapter on education strategies and methods as your guide. We've included short videos and self-assessment quizzes you can access with any mobile device or computer 24 hours a day.

Education Strategies & Methods - Chapter Summary

You'll find a collection of helpful video lessons in this chapter on education methods and strategies. Watch short videos on learning goals vs. learning objectives, the direct instruction teaching method and culturally responsive teaching. After you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Outline effective teaching methods and strategies
  • Compare learning objectives and learning goals
  • Differentiate between hands-on, expository, collaborative and interactive instructional strategies
  • Define the direct instruction teaching method and give examples
  • Explain the theory and research behind culturally responsive teaching (CRT)
  • Identify the characteristics of learning styles
  • Detail how goals affect student motivation and behavior per the goal orientation theory
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in the classroom

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8 Lessons in Chapter 31: Education Strategies & Methods
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Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods

1. Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods

In this lesson, we'll explore the characteristics and strategies of effective teaching. We'll also look at some methods used by teachers, such as case studies and role playing, that are used to encourage student learning.

Comparing Learning Goals & Learning Objectives

2. Comparing Learning Goals & Learning Objectives

Learning goals and learning objectives are often confused. Though similar, each is distinct with its own place in education. This lesson compares the two and discusses how to define them to help students succeed in the classroom.

Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

3. Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

In this lesson, we will use the fictional Academy of Magic to illustrate four types of instructional strategies that teachers use in the classroom: expository instruction, interactive instruction, hands-on instruction and collaborative instruction.

Direct Instruction Teaching Method: Definition, Examples & Strategies

4. Direct Instruction Teaching Method: Definition, Examples & Strategies

Learn about direct instruction and how educators use it effectively in their classrooms. Explore strategies for using direct instruction, including what types of information and subjects it is best suited for.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

5. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.

Characteristics of Learning Styles

6. Characteristics of Learning Styles

Some of us learn by seeing, others learn by doing, and some even learn by listening. This lesson provides an overview of learning styles, including characteristics of each type of learner.

Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior

7. Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior

What academic goals do you set for yourself? Are you driven by interest in the academic discipline or by extrinsic factors, such as receiving a higher salary because you have a degree? You may be driven by both. This lesson will explore goals and how they affect student motivation and behavior.

Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

8. Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

Teachers in today's schools need to be aware of the uses of educational technology. This lesson explains both the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in the classroom.

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