It could be had to teach when your students are not engaged. It’s usually a good signal to reevaluate how your are instructing your students. Readjusting your lesson plans and being flexible must for teachers. Yet, continual change that leads to student improvement is desirable. Adjustments that gives your students more opportunities to learn, should be knowledge that you have of your students interest, motivation, academic performance, work habits and learning style. when you are continual working to improve and personalize the teaching process, you can help your students succeed.
You can become much more successful by pre-assessing your students abilities and learning habits, then use that information to develop a teaching style that would help the learn. Using the overall lesson plan as a framework that guide you lesson plans. By assessing where the student is currently in the subject and knowledge and developing the goals to help them attain the educational outcomes, you can start to meet students where they need you the most.
Below we’ll list five simple tips to help you improve your instruction so that your students learn and succeed
1 Pre-access your student skill level. Understanding where your students are will give you the starting point to develop there goals. The goal of the assessment should also be to understand the strength and weakness of your student.
2. Use your assessment results data to tailor the lessons and instructional method to that student. For example if you have students that are struggling with with K-2 ELLs you may want to present the information in a more oral reading format. This will allow them to visualize the information in a much clearer way.
3. Performing the assessment you should have a good understanding of your students’ strengths and weaknesses. When you know now focus on your lessons in one format or another, if it means breaking up portions or components of a topic in order to keep your students attention, you can do that now.
4. Constantly look for feed back , re-assess, and reinforce. This will drive a virtuous cycle of understanding and dynamic learning. You student will give you the signals, allowing you to pinpoint when they understand concepts clearly and also when there is no feedback or black stares of confusion. Repeat the instructional practices that are working and re-evaluate those that are not.
5. Insure that the lesson plan is focused on the student. Having student-centered learning is critical. How you teach a subject is just as important as what you teach. Make sure you refined the course content to reflect the easiest ways that your students learn. If it’s verbal quizzes or questionnaires, you want to make sure you are adjusting based on your students learning behavior.