Training course for school teachers
Extraordinary Teachers course was founded on the following nine practical teaching principles.
Nine Practical Teaching Principles To Maximise Learning
A positive learning environment within which students can safely learn from their mistakes.
Students see the value of the learning.
Students take responsibility for their learning.
Students must believe that they can do it.
Teachers (help the students to) establish the structure of the content and its meaning.
Teachers take the time to expose the students to the content in multiple contexts, perspectives and representations with repeated reviews.
Teachers teach both contents and skills.
Teachers (negotiate/discuss with the students to) set appropriate challenging goals
Teachers aim to give feedback to close the learning gap between what is understood and what is aimed to be understood in the students and the teachers must learn from the feedback to reflect on their teaching.
In this course, you will learn
how to build a positive learning environment that incorporates the following three aspects:
a community of caring, trust, and respect.
time and opportunity is maximized for learning
about the principles of how a human learns and use these principles as a guide to
improve their current teaching strategies
identify effective teaching strategies
craft new effective teaching strategies
practical ways of teaching the students how to learn
practical ways of motivating students to become active learners.
how to give feedback effectively to increase the students’ learning.
a teaching model based on practical teaching principles.