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A lecture about lecturing

How can you check for understanding during a lecture to make sure it is engaging? —S. Ohio Although I hated lecturing, I often felt the need to do so, particularly in advanced grades. My advice is to keep direct instruction short and avoid mindless note-taking. Some things I can suggest: Have students complete anticipation guides, […]

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Ed News: Lecture Instruction – Alive and Not So Well

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This week in education news, new analysis of college-level STEM classes found that lecture instruction still remains as the dominant form of teaching; report that launched the modern education reform movement turns 35; schools and districts across the country invest in STEM labs to help motivate students and stimulate innovation; and NASA astronaut says you […]

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