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1: Key Practices in Instruction and Student Learning

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    Authors: Teacher Education through School based Support (TESS)-India

    The content in this chapter is an excerpt from:
    OECx: TESS101x Enhancing teacher education through OER: Tess-India. (2015). Week 2, TESS India Key Resources. (CC BY SA)

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    These key pedagogical practices apply to all subjects and levels and offer teachers further practical guidance in instruction and student learning. They include ways of organizing students, learning activities, teacher– student, and student–student interactions. Some of these practices will be examined in further depth later in the book. Think about how these practices can help to engage struggling learners.

    1. Planning lessons
    2. Involving all
    3. Talk for learning
    4. Using pair work
    5. Using questioning to promote thinking
    6. Monitoring and giving feedback
    7. Using group work
    8. Assessing progress and performance
    9. Using local resources
    10. Storytelling, songs, role play and drama


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