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Praxis 2 Instructional Process

Subjects : praxis, teaching
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1. A cooperative learning model used to improve reading - in which students play the teacher's role

2. An overarching method for teaching students that includes carefully planned lessons presented in small - attainable increments with clearly defined goals and objectives. Often includes lecture - demonstration - review of student performance - and stu

3. New and original behavior that yields a productive and culturally appropriate result.

4. Special education teachers - Library media specialists - Teachers of the gifted and talented - IEP team members - Para educators

5. Selecting a Theme - Designing integrated Learning Activities - Selecting Resources - Designing Assessments

6. Brainstorming - Cooperative Learning Groups - Interviews - Discussions - Peer Practice - Debates

7. Schema - Information Processing - Mapping

8. A means used to learn and remember knowledge.

9. Modeling - Reciprocal Determinism - Vicarious Learning

10. Phenomenon in which a response increases in frequency when another person is observed being reinforced for that response.

11. Field Trips - Experiments - Simulations - Role Play - Games - Observations

12. Joint communication and decision making among educational professionals to create an optimal learning environment for students and especially for students with disabilities. A philosophy about how to relate to others

13. Conditioning - Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards - Reinforcement - Punishment

14. Problem Solving - Inquiry - Case Studies - Concept Mapping - Reading for Meaning - Cloze Procedures

15. Learning Contracts - Research Projects - Learning Centers - Computer Mediated Instruction - Distance Learning

16. An investigative process of learning in which students are asked to pose questions - analyze data - and develop conclusions or generalizations.

17. Collecting data to draw a conclusion that may or may not be true.

18. Process of drawing a logical inference about something that must be true - given other information that has already been presented as true.

19. Explicit Teaching - Drill and Practice - Lecture - Demonstrations - Guides for Reading - Listening - Viewing

20. Critical Thinking - Creative Thinking - Questioning - Inductive and Deductive Reasoning - Problem Solving - Planning - Memory - Recall

21. The order in which content is delivered to learners over time.

22. Collaborating - Generating Applicable Topics - Planning Instruction for each Discipline - Designing Integrative Assessment

23. The breadth and depth of content to be covered in a curriculum over a certain period of time - e.g. week - grading period - year - or K-12.

24. Concept Learning - Problem Solving - Metacognition - Critical Thinking - Transfer

25. Learning as Experience - Problem - Based Learning - Zone of Proximal Development - Scaffolding - Inquiry/Discovery Learning

26. Students work together to solve a problem or achieve a goal. Ex: Think - Pair - Share - Jigsaw

27. Is rationally deciding what to believe or what to do. When one rationally decides something - he or she evaluates information to see if it makes sense - whether it's coherent - and whether the argument is well founded on evidence.

28. Direct - Indirect - Independent - Experiential - Interactive

29. Teaching methods that enable students to discover information by themselves or in groups.