Instructional Methods: What does the term syllabus mean?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching Specific objectives 6 a  (i).Define the term syllabus A Syllabus can be defined as a prescribed course of study or level. Effective teaching is influenced by how well a teacher has prepared for the lesson before teaching starts. It originates with one’s interaction with the syllabus and its interpretation, the ability … More Instructional Methods: What does the term syllabus mean?

Instructional Methods: The considerations one has to make before designing a syllabus.

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching  6a ii). Identify considerations made before designing a syllabus National goals of education: what are the goals of education in the country where secondary the syllabus will be used? The goals reflect the needs of the nation. Aims of education: this refers to general aims of the educational system and aims … More Instructional Methods: The considerations one has to make before designing a syllabus.

Instructional Methods: What are the factors one has to consider when preparing a scheme?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching  6a iii). Discuss the factors to consider in scheming The availability of the  syllabus: This will specify the objectives and content to be achieved and taught respectively.It ensures the teacher  uses the relevant syllabus in teaching otherwise he/she can end up teaching outdated content. The  nature of learners : It … More Instructional Methods: What are the factors one has to consider when preparing a scheme?

Instructional Methods: What are schemes of work and what are their importance?

6a iv). Define “schemes of work” The scheme of work is a detailed, logical and sequential plan that interprets the syllabus into units that can be used in a teaching-learning institution. Alternative definition: It can also be defined as the breakdown of the syllabus into manageable units which could be covered in a specific period … More Instructional Methods: What are schemes of work and what are their importance?

Instructional Methods: Do you know how the scheming process works?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching  6 b i). Describe the process of scheming. For effective scheming, it is suggested that the following processes be followed: Read the syllabus to know the content from which schemes of work will be planned. Calculate the approximate number of teaching periods in the term, taking into consideration holidays, school … More Instructional Methods: Do you know how the scheming process works?

Instructional Methods: What are the main features of a scheme of work?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching  6b ii). Identify the main features of a scheme of work. Every scheme of work must have administrative information indicating: the subject, class, stream, term and year when the schemes will be operational. It also gives a title: “A scheme of work in Geography, Form 1B, 1st term, 2002”. Week: … More Instructional Methods: What are the main features of a scheme of work?

Instructional Methods: What are the main features of a scheme of work?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching  6b ii). Identify the main features of a scheme of work. The title of the scheme which indicates  the subject, class, stream, term and year when the schemes will be operational .For example one can read as follows : “A scheme of work in Geography, Form 1B, 1st term, 2017”. … More Instructional Methods: What are the main features of a scheme of work?

Instructional Methods:What is a lesson plan and what is its signifcance?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching 6 c i). Define “lesson plan”.    A lesson plan is a work plan showing clearly all activities that are going to take place during the lesson and the order (sequence) in which they are going to follow. A) Explain importance of lesson plan They are used as a basis … More Instructional Methods:What is a lesson plan and what is its signifcance?

Instructional Methods: What are the main features of a lesson?

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching 6c ii). Explain main features of a lesson A good lesson plan has a number of features: Administrative details: this shows the name and registration number of the student-teacher, school, subject, form, stream of the class, e.g. 1W, date when the lesson will be taught e.g. 2.00pm-2.40pm. Topic/sub-topic: this is … More Instructional Methods: What are the main features of a lesson?

Instructional Methods: The role of the syllabus and time table in the scheme of work.

Chapter Six Planning for Teaching 6d i).Why are the following important when making a scheme of work? A. syllabus Provides content and topics and sub-topics Gives specific objectives to be attained in teaching each sub-topic Gives a suggestion on resources to be used in teaching Gives time frame of how many lessons each topic will … More Instructional Methods: The role of the syllabus and time table in the scheme of work.