Become A Smart Teacher




3.00 Hours.




About the Course:

The course offers theoretical and practical tools to help teachers/learners in embedding critical thinking from the teaching process to the assessment. The course is structured as a toolkit which teachers use at their own pace, the course features five units/modules which sheds light on meaningful and multidisciplinary learning activities.QCI-NABET has developed a standard for Quality School Governance that provides a framework for effective management and delivery of holistic education. We firmly believe that our offerings provide an opportunity to gain new skills and refresh the existing skill-sets in line with the requirement in industry.

Course Outline:

Module-1: Constructivist Approach- part-I

  • Features of constructivist classroom teaching as per National Curriculum Framework-2005
  • Major features of Teacher centred vs. Child centred  classroom setting
  • Demonstration of “Activating Prior Knowledge” teaching skill in Science, Mathematics, Language and other school subjects in real classroom setting
  • Development of Lesson plan based on “Graphic Organizer or Concept Mapping” teaching approach
  • Demonstration of “Graphic Organizers or Concept Mapping”  teaching approach in Science, Mathematics & English for concept building and meaningful learning in real classroom setting

Module-2: Constructivist Approach-Part-II

  • What is “5E-Engage, Elaborate, Explain, Elaborate/Extend and Evaluate” Teaching-learning model
  • Specification of teacher behaviour and student behaviour as per each component of “5E”
  • Why “5E” is effective teaching-learning model for effective and meaningful learning
  • How “5E” Teaching-learning model promote active learning
  • Demonstration of application of “5E” teaching-learning model in real classroom setting in Mathematics, Science and English Language and other school subjects

Module-3: Questioning Skills

  • Framing quality questions based on Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analysing, Evaluating and Creating thinking levels as per revised Bloom’s Taxonomy in various school subjects with practical examples
  • Demonstration of Asking high order thinking and low order thinking skills in real classroom setting as per Bloom’s Taxonomy

Module-4: Accommodating learning needs of different learning styles in real classroom setting

  • What is definition of learning style?
  • What is description of VARK-Visual, Auditory, Reading & Writing and Kinaesthetic Learning style?
  • How to identify learning style of student in real school setting?
  • Demonstration of accommodating learning needs of different learning styles with in classroom setting with practical examples for all school subjects
  • Demonstration of use of Multi-sensory approach in real classroom setting

Module-5: Solidifying Concept learning by Concept Attainment Model (CAM)

  • What is Concept?
  • What is Concept Attainment Model?
  • Specification of each phase of CAM
  • How CAM is effective tool for deepening concept learning?
  • Demonstration of Lesson planning based on CAM and classroom transaction in real classroom setting in Mathematics and Science school subjects etc

Note: This 3 hours course can be completed in 3 months.

Type of examination: It will be a computer based examination which will include multiple choice questions (MCQ). The said questions will be from the topics covered in the course.