Principles of Teaching
Bloomsburg University
 

Assessment

What types of assessment will be given to evaluate learning?

  • Academic tournament
  • Achievement tests
  • Authentic assessments
  • Authentic project 
    (i.e. Home economics, make a cake)
  • Case study
  • Checklists
  • Choral responses
  • Class participation
  • Dioramas
  • Discussion
  • Essay
  • Group projects
  • Handouts
  • Homework
  • Journals
  • Listening to answers/observation
  • Mobile
  • Models
  • Observation of student performance
  • Observations
  • Open ended questions
  • Oral presentations
  • Oral quiz
  • Performance-based
  • Portfolios
  • Posters
  • Presentations
  • Projects
  • Questioning and participation
  • Reports
  • Rubrics
  • Short essays
  • Short quizzes
  • Skits
  • T/F, multiple choice
  • Teacher made tests
  • Tests, quizzes, exams
  • Worksheets
  • Written compositions
  • Written quiz
  • Written reports

 

Instructional Strategies

What are all of the various teaching strategies that will be implemented throughout the unit?
 

  • Active learning
  • Advanced organizers
  • Attention grabbing introduction
  • Authentic tasks
  • Brainstorming
  • Class discussion
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Concept maps
  • Concrete examples
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Critical thinking activities
  • Debate
  • Define the concept
  • Demonstration
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Direct Teaching
  • Directed reading procedures
  • Discovery Learning 
  • Drill
  • Experimental learning
  • Field work/experiments
  • Fieldtrips
  • Games for review/learning
  • Group discussion
  • Group Work
  • Guest speakers
  • Hands on Activities
  • Illustrate examples
  • Illustrating an abstract idea
  • Independent seatwork
  • Independent Study
  • Information displayed visually
  • Inquiry based
  • Interact and discuss with peers
  • Internet
  • Interviewing
  • KWL charts
  • Learning Center
  • Lecture
  • Literature Circles
  • Multimedia
  • Multiple representations of content
  • Object-based learning
  • One on One with Peer Student
  • Peer tutoring
  • Projects
  • Prompting
  • Question to promote involvement
  • Question/Answer Discussions
  • Relate to real life situations
  • Repetition
  • Research
  • Role-play
  • Small and Large Group Work
  • Stations
  • Technology 
  • Think/pair/share
  • Think-Pair-Share
  • Video
  • Web Quest

 

Adaptation Strategies

What modifications will be made to accommodate all types of learners?
 

  • Adapt expectations 
  • Adapt  instruction 
  • Adapt time allotted 
    for learning, task completion, testing
  • Added Instructional Time
  • Added Project Time
  • Authenticity
  • Break assignment into parts
  • Bright colors
  • Challenging projects
  • Charting
  • Classroom setup
  • Different level texts
  • Different Mediums for Each Topic
  • Different styles of directions
  • Enlarge handouts
  • Enrichment Reading Materials
  • Extended study
  • Extra time
  • Graphic organizers
  • Groups
  • Hands on activities
  • Independent projects
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Information Organizer
  • Inquiry Learning 
  • Interpreters for the Deaf/HH
  • Learning Centers
  • Mentor
  • Modeling
  • More opportunities 
    for practice/feedback
  • Multi Level Instruction
  • Multimedia
  • Note taking
  • Notes on board
  • Opportunities to incorporate 
    artwork into classroom
  • Other seatwork
  • Outdoor activities
  • Overhead
  • Parent Volunteers
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Pictures
  • Power point
  • Pre-teaching
  • Prompting
  • Provide choices
  • Samples (format)
  • Scaffolding
  • Shortened Assignments
  • Simulations
  • Small Group Learning
  • Structured Outline
  • Structured Study Guide
  • Teacher Proximity around Students
  • Teacherís Aide to Help with 
    Notes and Tests
  • Technology (Web quests)
  • Textbook on tape
  • Time Lines
  • V.A.K.T. Methods
  • Videos
  • Visual Learning
  • Visuals/auditory
  • Wait time
  • Word banks
  • Word Walls
  • Work stations

 

Remediation Plan

How will remediation be provided to students who do not meet the standards set by the specific lesson objectives?
 

  • After school tutoring programs
  • Assign report about information
  • Checklists
  • Class tutor
  • Computer-assisted instruction
  • Cooperative learning groups
  • Cross-age tutoring
  • Extra teacher availability time
  • Extra work
  • Field trips
  • If absent, create absentee station 
    to find make-up work
  • Improve study habits
  • Incorporate student interests
  • Individual attention 
    (during and after school)
  • Individual instruction
  • Last step: referral for 
    special education services 
    or advice from spec. Ed. Teacher
  • Learning centers
  • Modified testing/re-evaluation
  • One-on-one teacher assistance
  • Outline rules/expectations 
    with consequences
  • Parent involvement
  • Peer tutoring
  • Practice and feedback
  • Presentation in a different manner
  • Provide concrete problems
  • Reciprocal peer coaching
  • Re-evaluate lesson plans
  • Re-teach lesson 
    if students perform poorly
  • Review session
  • Rewording verbal instruction
  • Scaffolding 
  • Simulations
  • Small group learning
  • Study groups
  • Study guides
  • Switch material to fit different learning styles
  • Take an extra day
  • Word walls
 


 

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©Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Center for Technology & Teacher Education
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Bloomsburg University
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