Instructional Methods: What is Teaching?

Instructional Methods: What is Teaching?

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1a. Define the term teaching.

Teaching has been defined as a process that facilitates changes in learners and entails telling and persuading, showing and demonstrating, guiding and directing the learner’s efforts or a combination of these actions (Lefrancois:1991). Continue reading Instructional Methods: What is Teaching?

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Instructional Methods: Is teaching a science or an art?

Instructional Methods: Is teaching a science or an art?

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1b. Teaching has been Defined as both an art and a science. Explain
Teaching has been defined as both an art and a science. As an art it calls for inspiration, intuition, talent and creativity. Gage (1984) describes it as an instrumental or practical art which requires improvisation, and spontaneity. As a science it requires one to have knowledge and skills on how to teach, how to select and apply the correct formula for each classroom situation. Continue reading Instructional Methods: Is teaching a science or an art?

Instructional Methods: A Model of Good teaching

Instructional Methods: A Model of Good teaching

CHAPTER ONE

1d(ii). Explain a model of good teaching
Diagnosing learners entry behavior: the teacher must diagnose the present state of knowledge the learners have, their experiences, needs and desires as a basis of determining what should be taught and where to begin. The teacher has to relate the content to the child’s world so that it makes sense and should strive not only to encourage creative abilities of each pupil but also help to develop them emotionally and socially.
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Instructional Methods: Principles of Teaching

Instructional Methods: Principles of Teaching

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1d(iii). Explain the Principles of Teaching
Respect for each child: This is where the teacher’s procedure of teaching should recognize the rights of children as human beings with respect and dignity. Each child should therefore, be respected and treated as an individual whose personal development and fulfillment is an end in itself. Continue reading Instructional Methods: Principles of Teaching

Instructional Methods: What makes one teacher more effective than another?

Instructional Methods: What makes one teacher more effective than another?

CHAPTER ONE:INTRODUCTION
1d(iv). State the characteristics of effective teaching
Although effective teaching must be based on the academic ability of the teacher, the command of the subject matter and the ability to assess the learners’ academic achievements and social learning, there are other higher attributes required. Continue reading Instructional Methods: What makes one teacher more effective than another?