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5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction

5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Want your college class to be exceptional? These strategies will make your teaching more engaging, effective, and satisfying for you and your students.
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Great suggestions-your students and/or faculty/staff will thank you for trying these methods in your classrooms!

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Metacognition: 7 Strategies for Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

Metacognition: 7 Strategies for Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
When students practice metacognition, the act of thinking about their thinking helps them make greater sense of their life experiences and start achieving at higher levels.
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Excellent article based on research that defines metacognition, highlights the benefits of self-awareness, and provides plenty of methods to use with your students to improve their learning. 

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Proof: The faculty lecture isn't helping students - eCampus News

Proof: The faculty lecture isn't helping students - eCampus News | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The traditional lecture format isn't the most effective instructional approach if faculty want to help students develop problem-solving skills.
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Don't like to do lectures either..

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The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling

The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The eight steps of EM include describing the concept or skill, reducing it to critical elements, thinking aloud, teaching with cues, and engaging students' senses.
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Use this type of instruction when you want to teach something complicated with precise steps, such as math or science.

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