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Do you feel overwhelmed when thinking about shifting to student centered pedagogy? Does the thought of redoing EVERYTHING stress you out? This episode is for you! I am breaking down how simple it can be to shift your current lessons and teaching to be more student centered and I’m sharing tons of tips to help along the way!
In today’s episode, I am giving you the ins and outs of how to transition to student centered pedagogy. We talk about 4 changes you can make to your current resources and lessons to make them more student centered, questions to ask yourself to see which changes would work for what lessons, and how to handle parent and student push back when you are making students take charge of their learning.
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Topics Discussed on How to do Student Centered Pedagogy:
- 4 changes you can make to your existing instructional resources and lesson plans to make them more student centered
- Practical tips on how to implement these changes
- Questions to ask yourself to determine if you can change the lesson to a more student centered activity
- How to deal with parents and students who push back when you challenge students to take charge of their learning
- Looking ahead to next week’s episode where I share the ONE thing that will instantly make your classroom more student centered
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- Discovery Stations
- Rubric for “Teach the Class” project
- How to Make Review Stations in High School Science
- How to Use Discovery Stations
- Everything You Need to Know About Using Stations in High School Science Class
- Practical Tips for Teaching Stations
- Why I Love Using Stations in High School Science
- Challenges and Solutions for Using Stations
- Make 1D Lessons 3D with Skipper Coates of Real Ms. Frizzle
- 4 Tips to Engage Students in Discussions
- Using Nontraditional Summative Assessments in Secondary Classrooms
- Teaching with Packets: What They Are and Why I Love Them
- Curriculum Design 101
- Best Practices for Lesson Planning in High School Science
- Units on TPT
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Related Episodes and Blog Posts:
- Episode 30, Student-Centered Pedagogy: Why Make the Shift
- Episode 29, Student-Centered Pedagogy: What it is
- 4 Tips for lectures that are effective and engaging
- Best Practice for Lesson Planning in High School Science
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