Accomplished Teaching

Step #1
Start with the students – Who are they? Where are they? What do they need and in what order do they need it? Where should I begin?

–goes with core principle #1–

Step #2
Set high, worthwhile goals, appropriate for these students, at this time, and in this setting

–goes with core principle #2–

Step #3
Implement instruction designed to attain these goals

–goes with core principle #2–

Step #4
Evaluate student learning in light of goals and the instruction.

self, teacher, peer evaluations

ADJUST OR ADAPT

–goes with core principle #3–

Step #5
Reflect on student learning, effectiveness of the instructional design, particular concerns and issues

ADJUST OR ADAPT

–goes with core principle #4–

Step #6
Set new, high, worthwhile goals, appropriate for these students at this time.

(goes back to step 2…)