What Works in Teaching

Below are some tips for teachers on what works in the classroom. This list can save new teachers a lot of trial-and-error.

  • Brainstorming, composing, revising, and editing is an effective way to teach writing
  • When the words students study are related to familiar experiences and the knowledge they already possess, children learn vocabulary better
  • For young math students, physical objects are used in their lessons helps them learn more effectively
  • Teachers who ask questions that require students to apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information in addition to simply recalling facts increase student understanding and achievement

Read the complete list here: Quickies on What Works in Teaching

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