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Instructional Strategies

Glossary of instructional strategies - this site gives a wide range of instructional strategies with descriptions or definitions

Higher-Order Thinking: Bloom's Taxonomy - an overview of Bloom's model of the knowledge and development of intellectual skills

Instructional Strategies Online - 5 categories of instructional strategies an explanation of these categories and a sampling of instructional methods with accompanying explanations can be found on this site:

  • Direct Instruction - effective for providing information, developing step-by-step skills, introducing other teaching methods, or actively involving students in knowledge construction
  • Indirect Instruction - high level of student involvement; encourages students to generate alternatives or solve problems
  • Experiential learning - learner centered and activity oriented
  • Independent study - fosters the development of individual student initiative, self-reliance, and self-improvement; can also include learning in partnership with another individual or as part of a small group
  • Instructional skills - teaching behaviors necessary for procedural purposes and for structuring appropriate learning experiences for students.

Learning Styles/Multiple Intelligence

Learning styles and multiple intelligence - an explanation of what learning styles and multiple intelligence are all about and practical tips to make your learning style work for you.

Learning styles questionnaire - an online questionnaire to determine your learning style

PBL checklists - create printable checklists under the categories of Writing, Science, Oral Presentation, and Multimedia


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