Improving Instruction

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Improving Instruction by Mind Map: Improving Instruction

1. Organizing Knowledge

1.1. Research

1.1.1. Influences what we remember

1.1.2. Influences how quickly we retrieve information

1.2. Activities

1.2.1. Table

1.2.2. Timeline

1.2.3. Compare/Contrast Diagram

1.2.4. Instructor shares concept map

1.2.5. Students draw concept maps

1.2.6. Structured Note Taking Handout

1.2.7. Infographic

1.2.8. Sorting Task

1.3. Technology Tools

1.3.1. Tables and Diagrams

1.3.1.1. Microsoft Word Tables

1.3.1.2. Microsoft SmartArt

1.3.1.3. Microsoft Excel

1.3.2. Concept Mapping

1.3.2.1. Mindmeister

1.3.2.2. Popplet

1.3.3. Infographics

1.3.3.1. Piktochart

1.3.3.2. Canva

1.3.4. Sorting Tasks

1.3.4.1. Prezi

1.3.4.2. Pinterest

1.3.4.3. Padlet

2. Assessing & Activating Prior Knowledge

2.1. Research

2.1.1. Can help or hinder learning

2.1.2. Helps make new learning "stick"

2.2. Activities

2.2.1. Self Assessment

2.2.2. Diagnostic Assessment

2.2.3. Brainstorming

2.2.4. Questioning

2.2.5. Storytelling

2.2.6. Analogies

2.2.7. KWL Chart (Know - Want to Know - Learn)

2.2.8. Think - Pair - Share

2.2.9. Link to previous courses or chapters

2.3. Technology Tools

2.3.1. Images

2.3.1.1. Pixabay

2.3.1.2. Unsplash

2.3.1.3. Icon Archive

2.3.2. Videos

2.3.2.1. YouTube

2.3.2.2. Khan Academy

2.3.2.3. EDpuzzle

2.3.2.4. Screencastomatic

2.3.3. Polling and Surveys

2.3.3.1. Google Forms

2.3.3.2. Poll Everywhere

2.3.3.3. Socrative

2.3.3.4. Plickers

2.3.4. Discussion and/or Brainstorming

2.3.4.1. Padlet

2.3.4.2. Today's Meet

3. Providing Practice & Feedback

3.1. Research

3.1.1. Practice is helpful when it is goal-directed

3.2. Activities

3.2.1. Self Assessment

3.2.2. Peer Assessment

3.2.3. Flashcards

3.2.4. Verbal Encouragement

3.2.5. Written comments

3.2.6. Rubrics

3.3. Technology Tools

3.3.1. Quiz Games

3.3.1.1. Socrative

3.3.1.2. Kahoot

3.3.1.3. EDPuzzle

3.3.2. Written Comments

3.3.2.1. Google Docs

3.3.2.2. Inline Grading Tool in LMS

3.3.3. Peer Assessment

3.3.3.1. VoiceThread

3.3.3.2. Google Forms

3.3.3.3. Microsoft Word

3.3.3.4. Discussion Board