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Instructional Models & Strategies - Chapter Summary
Get up to speed on instructional models and strategies by taking a closer look at this chapter. Open the individual lessons to regain your memories about such topics as expository, interactive, collaborative, and hands-on instructional strategies. You can also touch base with procedural knowledge, like going over the Cloze technique. Other topics reviewed in this chapter are as follows:
- Descriptions of the instructional model types
- Procedures for teaching skills with direct instruction
- Tips for indirect instruction
- Differentiated versus scaffolding instruction
- Modeling and guided practice instruction techniques
- Differentiated instruction with concept maps
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1. Instructional Models: Types & Definitions
In this lesson, we define and examine the five identified instructional models, including Direct, Indirect, Independent, Experiential, and Interactive Learning.
2. Using Direct Instruction to Teach Skills & Procedures
Direct instruction is a useful tool for teaching students new skills and procedures. There are several key steps you should follow when using direct instruction that will be detailed in this lesson.
3. Indirect Instruction: Definition & Strategies
Indirect instruction requires teachers to take a passive role in guiding students. Four popular techniques are discussed in this lesson: problem solving, case study, concept mapping, and reading for meaning.
4. Providing Guided Practice & Models in Instruction
Teachers spend a lot of time with students throughout the day. Not all of it is used for direct instruction. This lesson shows how to use methods of guided practice and modeling when teaching and offers examples of how each is used.
5. Comparing Scaffolding and Differentiated Instruction
Scaffolding and differentiation are effective instructional methods used in today's classroom. Learn what these methods are, their similarities and differences, and how they should be used.
6. 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.
7. Using Concept Maps for Differentiated Instruction
Teachers use many tools, including concept maps, to differentiate instruction so that all students succeed and learn. This lesson explains what concept maps are, why they should be used, and how to use them in a classroom setting.
8. Cloze: Procedure, Technique and Definition
The cloze procedure is something you will see a lot of throughout your teaching career. This lesson will define what a cloze procedure is and describe the technique and steps you should follow when implementing it in your classroom.
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