Strategies of teaching B.Ed. Notes


This article (Strategies of teaching B.Ed. Notes) is about the brief overview of "Strategies of teaching". Teaching strategies and their knowledge is very important to a teacher. It can help teacher in effective teaching.

Introduction

  • Main focus of teaching is to bring about a desirable change in the behavior of the learner.
  • Teachers meet these objectives using different types of teaching methods , techniques , strategies and teaching aids.
  • Teacher generally follow the broad principles of education. Teachers also make use of certain strategies to overcome possible hurdles of teaching.

Meaning of teaching strategy

  • Strategy is the skillful planning of a working system to achieve objectives .
  • The word strategy is sometimes used in reference with war. Here it is science or art of planning and directing large military operations.
  • The strategies are dynamic and they change according to changing situations.
  • Term strategy is also used in the field of education.
  • Success of teacher’s teaching task depends on the success of his teaching strategy.
  • According to Stones and Morris ” Teaching strategy is a generalized plan for a lesson which include structure, desired learner behavior in terms of goals and instructions and an outline of planned tactics necessary to implement strategy”.
  • So here when we make any teaching strategy we are determining some kind of policy before presenting the contents to the students,  to achieve teaching objectives.
  • In this way making strategy helps in pre planning of the lesson so that it can be delivered successfully.

Importance of teaching strategy

  1. Teaching learning process become effective by using teaching strategies.
  2. While teaching, strategies create and sustain interest in the pupils.
  3. Strategies are very helpful in the success of a teaching method.
  4. These are helpful in bringing something new to the pupils.
  5. With the help of strategies of teaching, the teacher can speed up the pace of learning.
  6. Teaching strategies identify the different learning methods available and they enable teachers to develop right strategies for teaching.

Some of the teaching strategies used by a teacher are

  1. Simulation
  2. Brainstorming
  3. Lecture method
  4. Demonstration method
  5. Team teaching

I would be posting detailed notes for all the above mentioned teaching strategies.