Presentation on theme: "Are You Smarter Than a 5 th Grader? Are You Smarter Than a ? th Grader? 1,000,000 5th Level Topic 1 5th Level Topic 2 4th Level Topic 3 4th Level Topic."— Presentation transcript:
5th Level Topic 1 Question / What are the advantages to using a lecture?
5th Level Topic 1 Answer / You can communicate a lot of information to students in a short time, maximize instructor control, and be non-threatening to students.
5th Level Topic 2 Question / What is case method teaching?
5th Level Topic 2 Answer / Case method teaching promotes students to discuss the topics that are inherent in practical application. Examples could be role play or debating.
4th Level Topic 3 Question / What is the teacher’s roll in conducting a classroom discussion?
4th Level Topic 3 Answer / They need to plan what they want to cover and prepare the students for the discussion.
4th Level Topic 4 Question / What is the definition of active learning?
4th Level Topic 4 Answer / Active learning involves “learning environments that allow ‘students to talk and listen, read, write, and reflect as they approach course content through problem- solving exercises, informal small groups, simulations, case studies, role playing, and other activities -- all of which require students to apply what they are learning’.”
3rd Level Topic 5 Question / What does cooperative learning engage the students to do?
3rd Level Topic 5 Answer / Cooperative learning engages the students to work together in small groups in order to reach the same ending goal.
3rd Level Topic 6 Question / What does a teacher needs to focus more clearly on when using cooperative teaching?
3rd Level Topic 6 Answer / Teachers need to form groups that will mend together well. They also need to ensure positive interdependence, maintain individual accountability, resolve group conflict, develop appropriate assignments and grading criteria, and manage active learning environments.
2nd Level Topic 7 Question / What are some online programs that a teacher can use in the classroom to make the lesson more interesting to the students?
2nd Level Topic 7 Answer / Some online programs are wikispace.org, glogster.com, and google docs.
2nd Level Topic 8 Question / Distance learning can be done almost anywhere. What is distance learning?
2nd Level Topic 8 Answer / Distance learning is when learning is taking place when the teacher and the student are not in the same place at the same time. Distance learning could be going to a presentation, watching something on TV, or doing research independently.
1st Level Topic 9 Question / How can you tell that active learning is taking place in a classroom?
1st Level Topic 9 Answer / When the learning process makes the students use critical thinking and gives them a greater awareness of other perspectives.
1st Level Topic 10 Question / What are the disadvantages of using a lecture?
1st Level Topic 10 Answer / It is hard for students to give feedback and you are assuming that students understand and comprehend the information. Lecturing also disengages students from the lesson making it harder to remember information.
Million Dollar Question Grade Level Topic 11 / Theories and Pedagogies of Teaching Young Adolescents
1,000,000 Question / What percentage of US college classrooms in the late 1970’s reported using some sort of lecture method in the classroom?
1,000,000 Answer / Nearly 80 percent!
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