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Teaching What We Do

  • 264 Pages
  • 4.56 MB
  • English
University of Massachusetts Press
Colleges of further education, General, Philosophy Of Higher Education, Education / Teaching, Educ
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8334057M
ISBN 100870238434
ISBN 139780870238437

This book, by members of the Amherst College faculty, Teaching What We Do book to repair that oversight. Amherst, in defining itself, places a large emphasis, as it should, on the life of the classroom. No faculty member, no matter how senior, is "excused" from teaching; no cadre of graduate students shoulders the load of introductory : Hardcover.

Teaching What You Don't Know will find a good audience as a rescue manual for the young, as it assuages the anxieties facing the postgraduate or the postdoctoral teacher.

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Student learning, the bull's-eye, is the focus of all that we do in classrooms and schools—the standards we set, the expectations we have, and the common mastery we expect of students in each classroom of the school. In this book, we attend to the bull's-eye of improved student learning by.

Yes, comprehension and teaching it are more complicated than most of us think. Finally — teachers of reading have another big problem. We are expert readers ourselves.

That means that we literally do hundreds of things every time they read that are automatic. This automaticity means that we are unaware of what we are doing as we read. Many school districts provide lesson-plan books, while others allow teachers to develop their own format.

Regardless of the format, here are the key components of successful lesson planning: Your lessons should be readable and detailed enough that a substitute teacher could teach from them in an emergency.

The gradual release of responsibility (also known as I do, we do, you do) is a teaching strategy that includes demonstration, prompt, and practice. A t the beginning of a lesson or when new material is being introduced, the teacher has a prominent role in the delivery of the content.

This is the “I do” phase. But as the student acquires the new information and skills, the responsibility. Unfortunately, most current efforts to implement the gradual release of responsibility framework limit these interactions to adult and child exchanges: I do it; we do it together; you do it.

But this three-phase model omits a truly vital component: students learning through collaboration with their peers—the you do it together phase.


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We are looking at teaching as a specific process – part of what we do as educators, animators and pedagogues. Ofsted is looking at something rather different.

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Victoria explains how to use e-books in the classroom, following her British Council seminar on the subject.

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As we do, we will also draw nearer to our fellow saints, and we will re-discover that “first love” which we experienced at the time of our conversion. So let’s take the challenge of the Book of Hebrews, for it is God speaking to us, and not just a man.“We can best help children learn, not by deciding what we think they should learn and thinking of ingenious ways to teach it to them, but by making the world, as far as we can, accessible to them, paying serious attention to what they do, answering their questions -- if they have any -- and helping them explore the things they are most.