Teaching Strategies: In new curriculum, for effective teaching learning process

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Teaching Strategies
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What are teaching and learning strategies?

Teaching Strategies

Learning is a process. It takes time for children to learn. Learning requires teachers to develop a safe and caring teaching environment. Also it requires the use of activities and strategies that encourage students. It needs the teacher to encourage student’s effort.

Traditional Class room.

Most of the teaching in class rooms is done in traditional way of teaching. The students sit in rows in class rooms. The teacher does all the talking. Students sit passively listening to the teacher. So this method is lecture method and not effective at school level.

Teaching strategies:

  1. Making lectures interactive. Asking questions, encouraging questions, with short individual, pair, or small group.
  2. Discussion. It is an excellent way to engage the students. It is also the best way of thinking. Students respond to one another in best way.
  3. Interactive demonstration: It is a best teaching strategy to entertain and stimulate students. Interest and curiosity produce in this method.
  4. Roll play. Students learn by acting and observing.
  5. Cooperative Learning: In this method students work in small groups. Also they maximize their own and other’s learning.
  6. Inquiry: Process of questioning, gathering information, analyzing it and make conclusions.

Research shows that:

  1. Students learn more if asked to do more.
  2. Students learn more when they are actively engaged.
  3. Learning builds on understanding.
  4. Learning styles of students vary.
  5. Also Teachers need to design strategies to cater for different styles.
  6. About learning styles teachers should plan their lessons prior to class room teaching.

Research identifies the following as high-impact teaching strategies:

Such as

  • Setting goals.
  • Structuring lessons.
  • Explicit teaching.
  • Worked examples.
  • Collaborative learning.
  • Multiple exposures.
  • Questioning.
  • Feedback.

Learning also occur best when the development of positive attitudes and perceptions is made part of every learning task. 

Teach students to use positive self-talk. Provide clear performance levels for tasks

Sajid Saleem
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