How many evidence-based teaching strategies do you use? Thanks to an infographic I found on Twitter, you might start using more. I watch social media closely and it's my job to share some of the hot topics on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other outlets that teachers, principals, students, and parents are contributing.
Alex Corbitt posted an infographic from Impact Wales on his Twitter account. This infographic listed the top 10 evidence based teaching strategies. It defines an evidence-based teaching strategy as strategies that are supported by hard research, have a high effect on student results, and are suitable for all subjects. You can see the infographic below.
These ten practices are research tested and will produce positive results in your classroom. They help give students direction, encourage higher levels of thinking, and give them some control over their learning.
Do you use these strategies? Which ones have worked for you? Are there some you think should get added? How do you incorporate these strategies into your classroom?
Tori Pakizer is the Social Media Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and specializes in how teachers use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media. You can follow Tori and SimpleK12 on Twitter @SimpleK12. If you have ideas for using social media in schools, please send your information or tip to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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