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Praxis 2 Instructional Process

Subjects : praxis, teaching
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1. 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

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

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

4. 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.

5. A means used to learn and remember knowledge.

6. Modeling - Reciprocal Determinism - Vicarious Learning

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

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

9. 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

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

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

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

17. Direct - Indirect - Independent - Experiential - Interactive

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

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

20. Schema - Information Processing - Mapping

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

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

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

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

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

26. A cooperative learning model used to improve reading - in which students play the teacher's role

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

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

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