A great blog post about modelling responses for students. While we may know the necessity of doing his the details here help to make it more of a success.
Modelling is a core element of good teaching but one that I often feel could be developed further. There are two aspects to modelling that are worth looking at:
1. Modelling the learning outcomes that are expected – showing what the end point might look like. This is the subject of an earlier post Great Lessons 9: Possibilities. If students know what they are aiming for, it gives them a clear sense of the expected standards. They’re not left guessing or pitching too low – they are presented with exemplars to emulate. The standards are modelled.
2. Modelling the process of reaching those outcomes; of solving problems and producing ever better work. That’s the…
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