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Teaching Toolkit – Part 3 of 3

Teaching Toolkit – Part 3 of 3
  1. Problem Solving – The task of finding a viable answer to a perplexing situation, either by an individual learner or as a group assignment
  2. Project – Practical assignment that includes learning or an application of lessons already learned
  3. Question and Answer – Planned an guided process of involving students in the learning process, through the use of pre-chosen questions
  4. React Statement – The presentation  of a provocative statement, followed by an invitation for learners to react to it…agree or disagree and why
  5. Research and Report – An assigned task to investigate  some topic and subsequently to present the findings to the entire class
  6. Role Play – Generally, an unrehearsed dramatic enactment of a human situation, for the purpose of class analysis
  7. Scripture Search – An assigned, guided Bible search-study; usually with a follow up report to the class and/or discussion
  8. Story – A true or fictional account of a “happening”, generally for the purpose of illustrating some valued principle
  9. Symposium – A series of short speeches before an audience, presenting different aspects of a topic (may or may not be followed by discussion)
  10. Testing – Process of evaluating students’ knowledge in a subject area related to a current educational context (can be done in a non-threatening way)

This “Teaching Toolkit” is produced by courtesy of (Haston, Wayne: Centre for Excellence in Ministry (CEIM): ABWE: 2001)

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Posted by on November 29, 2011 in Teaching Tools

 

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Teaching Toolkit – Part 2 of 3

Teaching Toolkit – Part 2 of 3
  1. Game – A fun activity that is designed and directed for the purpose of communicating a lesson-related principle
  2. Group Discussion – A planned and focused conversation by several persons on a selected educational topic
  3. Handwork – An assigned “hand-on” activity that is designed to teach or reinforce a lesson
  4. Interview – A meeting in which a person is asked to present his or her views or experiences regarding a specific topic or set of topics
  5. Lecture – Oral presentation of a subject, sometimes accompanied by audio visual media and sometimes accompanied by class discussion
  6. Listening Teams – Sub groups in a class that are assigned tasks of listening for specific tyoes of information presented during a presentation
  7. Memorization­ – To commit lesson related information to memory, because of its perceived ongoing value to the learner
  8. Media Production – Assigned tasks of creating and presenting an audio and/or visual presentation that explains, illustrates, or reinforces the lesson
  9. Music – The embodiment and presentation of a lesson message in a musical format, presented by the teacher an or by the student(s)
  10. Panel – A planned conversation on a selected topic before an audience, involving multiple panellists and a leader

This “Teaching Toolkit” is produced by courtesy of (Haston, Wayne: Centre for Excellence in Ministry (CEIM): ABWE: 2001)

 
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Posted by on November 28, 2011 in Teaching Tools

 

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Teaching Toolkit – Part 1 of 3

Teaching Toolkit – Part 1 of 3
  1. Brainstorming – Problem solving method where group members suggest all known possible solutions, evaluation of ideas generally follows
  2. Buzz Groups – Small study or discussions groups that are part of a larger class, created to discuss specific assigned projects
  3. Case Study – True or fictional account of a life situation (a “slice of life”), generally presented for the purpose of analysis
  4. Circular Response – The process in which each learner in a group is called upon to express his or her view on a certain subject
  5. Creative Art – An original, imaginative visual composition to encourage individual expression on some lesson-related topic
  6. Creative Writing – An original, imaginative, written composition to encourage individual expression on some lesson-related topic
  7. Debate – Speakers for and against a proposition present their points of view in a structured order
  8. Drama – A rehearsed enactment of a set human circumstances, so as to tell a story
  9. Dyad/Triad – A discussion involving two (dyad) or three (triad) learners that is focused on a specified assigned subject
  10. Field Trip/Excursion – An out-of-class visit to some site that offers an educational value to the participants

This “Teaching Toolkit” is produced by courtesy of (Haston, Wayne: Centre for Excellence in Ministry (CEIM): ABWE: 2001)

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2011 in Teaching Tools

 

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