Module Four: Instructional Tactics

Module Four: Instructional Tactics

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Aims:

1.     To introduce participants to a range of differentInstructional Tactics

2.     To allow participants to consider the effective application of InstructionalTactics in classroom practice

3.     To extend participants’ awareness of the characteristics and power of InstructionalTactics in the teacher’s repertoire.

4.     To further refine teachers’ understanding of the complex interplay between Skills,Tactics andStrategies in thet eacher’s instructional repertoire.

Content:

  • Exploration of the characteristics ofInstructionalTactics
  • Consideration of ‘Think-Pair-Share’ as an example of a complex instructional tactic
  • Examination of eight specific instructional tactics and their origins :

 

 

Tactic

Book author

Source of additional tactics

1.

PMI (Plus/Minus/Interesting)

deBono

CoRT

2.

EBS (Examine Both Sides)

deBono

CoRT

3.

Fish Bone

Bellanca

Think Tank II

4.

Venn Diagram

Kagan

Cooperative learning

5.

Think Pair Share

Kagan

Cooperative learning

6.

Numbered Heads

Kagan

Cooperative Learning

5.

Walk About

Author Unknown

Source Unknown

6.

Value Lines

Kagan

Co-operative learning

 

  • Examinationof the application of examples of these tactics in arrange of sample lesson plans

Learning Outcomes:

At the end oftheir engagement with this module, participants will:

1.     Be able to identify and articulate thenature of a range of InstructionalTactics and refer to relevant research

2.    Be able to articulate the value and importance of instructional tactics asappropriate interventions in classroom situations.

3.   Be able to incorporate tactics appropriately in the formulation of lesson plans.

4.   Have afurther enhanced understanding of the interplay that exists between Skills, Tactics andStrategies

 

 

 

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