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Evaluating & Adjusting Instructional Strategies - Chapter Summary
This chapter can help you quickly review your prior knowledge and study new tactics related to the evaluation and adjusting of instructional strategies to meet the needs of the students. You'll examine differentiated instruction for student interests and profiles and see how to use self-evaluation to adjust your instruction. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Define reflective teaching and its methods
- Describe processes for monitoring student learning in the classroom
- Explain how to adapt a learning environment for students
- Compare differentiated instruction based on students interest versus learner profiles
- Demonstrate an understanding of how to adjust teaching strategies with self-evaluation
Watch these engaging videos and text lessons to increase your knowledge of instructional strategies, and then take the corresponding quizzes to see how much you understood. Don't forget to use your Dashboard to track your progress so you know when you are ready to move on to the next chapter.
1. What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods
Find out what reflective teaching is and how to apply it in your teaching practice. Learn basic methods of reflective teaching. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.
2. Monitoring Student Learning in the Classroom
Effective teachers keep a close eye on student progress and use several strategies for adjusting instructional activities when needed. This lesson reviews methods of monitoring student learning in the classroom and shows them in action.
3. Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students
Differentiated instruction is a great strategy that teachers use to accommodate a wide variety of learning needs. In this lesson, we discuss differentiated instruction and identify which aspects of the classroom can be differentiated.
4. Differentiating Instruction Based on Student Interest
Tailoring instruction to student interest is a good strategy for helping students connect with learning. This lesson will provide strategies and techniques for differentiating instruction for different interests.
5. Differentiating Instruction Based on Learner Profiles
Differentiation is a practice of providing intentional learning experiences for every student. Teachers use learner profiles to make decisions about how to differentiate. This lesson defines learner profiles and discusses how to determine them.
6. How to Adjust Teaching Strategies With Self-Evaluation
Self-reflection is a part of life. However, in the world of education, it can be the difference between student success and failure. This lesson offers advice on how to evaluate and make adjustments to your teaching.
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