What I learned in General Methods

I learned

  • Many teaching tips
  • Backwards planning
  • The difference between a learner centered and direct lesson plan
    • How to teach a learner centered and direct lesson plan
    • I learned to analyze many different lesson plans
    • The importance of analyzing lesson plans
  • The importance of Objectives
    • That there are both affective and effective objectives
  • As a teacher there are many things to be aware of
    • Donít assume families
    • Remember diversity
    • Talk about the unwritten rules
    • Multiple intelligences
  • Special Education
    • Laws
    • Adaptations
    • IEPís
    • 504
    • Definitions
    • Writing lesson plans to fit individual needs
    • Peer tutoring
  • Assessment
    • State
    • Nation
    • Different forms
    • Performance Based
    • Rubrics
  • Using technology as a tool
    • How to make an effective and affective webquest
    • PowerPoint
  • Characteristics of an effective teacher