strategies determine the approach a teacher may take to achieve
Five categories of instructional strategies and explanation of these
five categories can be found within this site.
methods are used by teachers to create learning environments and
to specify the nature of the activity in which the teacher and learner
will be involved during the lesson. While particular methods are
often associated with certain strategies, some methods may by found
within a variety of strategies. A sampling of instructional methods
with accompanying explanations are presented in this website.
children learn depends not only on what they are taught but also
how they are taught, their development level, and their interests
and experiences.... These beliefs require that much closer attention
be paid to the methods chosen for presenting material..."
Understanding the Common Essential Learnings,
Saskatchewan Education, 1988. (p.10)
last decades of research in human learning have presented new insights
into the ways that learners are active in constructing their own
understanding. Constructivist learning theories have shown the limitations
of viewing 'learning' as something we can 'give' to students that
they will 'receive' or learn in exactly the same form, at exactly
the given time."
Classroom Curriculum Connections: A Teacher's Handbook for Personal-Professional Growth
Saskatchewan Education, 2001. (p. 30)
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