Educational Discourse
9.6K views | +0 today
Educational Discourse
Discussion of education and related topics
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Kelly Christopherson from Eclectic Technology!

Seven Key Takeaways from FIT Teaching

Seven Key Takeaways from FIT Teaching | Educational Discourse |

Via Beth Dichter
Kelly Christopherson's insight:

The article does a great job of highlighting the key aspects of FIT. Definitely will be exploring this more! 

Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 14, 2014 7:06 PM

Have you heard of FIT Teaching? FIT stands for Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching. This post looks at seven key points that came out of a summer institute. For more information on each of the points click through to the post.

* Recognize that wrong answers came from somewhere. Dig deeper to find out where they came from.

* Ask students what they are learning, not what they are doing.

* Separate compliance from competence.

* Automate responses to recurring events.

* Establish the purpose of a lesson. Determine what students should learn and why they should learn it.

* Get kids to produce language, not just hear it. Encourage collaborative work using academic vocabulary.

* Remember that the gradual release of responsibility does not have to be linear.

Some of these points may resonate with you. If one or more do, think about how you will implement it in your classroom this year.

Rescooped by Kelly Christopherson from 21st Century Learning and Teaching!

Let the Students Set the Rules

Let the Students Set the Rules | Educational Discourse |
Is this a crazy idea? I have found it very effective. I usually spend a substantial amount of time the first class creating rules with the class. It starts the students thinking , bonding, and taki...

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES
Kelly Christopherson's insight:

Let students be part of the deciding how things will work and what is expected. Ownership and input are crucial to buy-in. 

Gust MEES's curator insight, August 19, 2013 12:27 PM


By doing so as shown in above infographic, YOU give the students, learners RESPONSIBILITY which is a MUST in 21st Century while dealing with Cybersecurity problems and other dangers on the internet...