Instructional Strategies, Training Methods and Instructional Skills (what…
Instructional Strategies, Training Methods and Instructional Skills
benefits of Instructional strategies
motivate students and help them focus attention
organize information for understanding and remembering
monitor and assess learning
How to ensure strategic learning
Step-by-step strategy instruction
A variety of instructional approaches and learning materials
Appropriate support that includes modelling, guided practice and independent practice
Opportunities to transfer skills and ideas from one situation to another
Meaningful connections between skills and ideas, and real-life situations
Opportunities to be independent and show what they know
Encouragement to self-monitor and self-correct
Tools for reflecting on and assessing own learning
types of instructional strategies
Diagrams and screenshots
Section headings and tables of contents
what are instructional skills useful for?
journals and learning logs
what are instructional skills
inform training participant of learning objectives
Stimulate recall of prior knowledge. OR Create meaning for new information.
Present the content.
Provide guidance for learning.
Enhance retention and transfer of learning.
Dos of instructional skills
check to make sure
Don'ts of instructional skills
don't give conflicting instructions
don't assume that you were understood
don't give excessive details