TOT Interactive Teaching Workshop

TRAINING OF TRAINERS

Professor Gregg B. Brelsford

Interactive Teaching: Substance, Strategies & Styles

and

Design of Interactive Teaching Practical Student Exercise

 3 Days 9:00am-5:30pm

English language presentations

 

 

DAY 1 (Friday, April 6th, 2018)

9:00 – 5:30

 

  1. INTRODUCTION TO INTERACTIVE TEACHING

 

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the Introduction to Interactive Teaching (IAT), you will be able to:

  1. Describe what it means to “think like a Prosecutor”
  2. Describe key elements of the classroom atmosphere for Interactive Teaching
  3. Explain the importance of the “warm-up” for teaching in your classrooms
  4. Describe one warm-up strategy
  5. Explain the importance of ground rules and list at least 3 desirable ground rules
  6. Describe the successive approximation approach to teaching in your classrooms
  7. Explain the concept of “learning curve” as it occurs in the practical world of your classrooms

AGENDA

9:00 – 9:15 Pre Evaluation

9:15 – 09:30 Opening Remarks

  • Instructor introduction
  • Objective of Workshop

09:30 – 11:00 Introduction to Interactive Teaching

  • 21st Century Conditions
  • Thinking like Professionals
  • TOT workshop agenda – two parallel tracks
  • Selective Attention video
  • Warm-up – student introductions
  • Classroom atmosphere
  • Ground Rules
  • Learning how to fish analogy to Interactive Teaching
  • “Successive approximation” IAT strategy
  • Learning curve
  • Review Exercise 1

11:00 – 11:15 Break

INTERACTIVE TEACHING: SETTING, STRATEGIES, AND STYLES – SESSION 1

OBJECTIVES

At the end of Interactive Teaching: Setting, Strategies, and Styles – Session 1, you will be able to:

  • Describe the student-centric nature and philosophy of Interactive Teaching
  • Describe the pyramid model of Adult Learning Theory
  • Identify and describe the “short-term” and “focused attention” spans of 21st-century students
  • Identify and explain the location of this session’s “active learning exercise” on the pyramid model of Adult Learning Theory.
  • Identify and describe at least 3 IAT tools for holding the attention of your students
  • Identify, describe and apply at least 1 IAT tool for re-setting the attention of your students


11:15 – 12:30 Interactive Teaching: Setting, Strategies, and Styles

  • Qualities of the best teacher exercise
  • Methodology and philosophy of IAT
  • Pyramid model of adult learning theory
  • 21st Century student attention span
  • A warm-up strategy of IAT
  • Review Exercise 2
  • Active learning exercise – Wealthy Patron Donates Painting – fact gathering,
    discernment of rules – debrief

12:30 – 14:00 Prayer, Break

14:00 – 15:30 Interactive Teaching: Setting, Strategies and Styles – continued

  • Tools to hold student attention
  • Tools to reset the 10-minute attention span
  • Movement in space
  • Eye Contact

15:30-15:45 Break

15:45-17:00 Tools to reset the 10-minute attention span – continued

  • Questions – Closed-ended and open-ended
  • Broad, extensive participation

90/10 Rule

17:00 – 17:30 Summary and Windup

  • Identify IAT techniques worksheet
  • Debrief: Brief Assessment of Today’s Class
  • Summary and Overview of Tomorrow

DAY 2 (Saturday, April 7th, 2018)

9:00 – 5:30

DESIGNING INTERACTIVE TEACHING PRACTICAL STUDENT

 EXERCISES – SESSION 1

 OBJECTIVES

At the end of today’s Designing Interactive Teaching Practical Student Exercises – Session 1, you will be able to:

  • Design and present a small group practical student exercise
  • Debrief a small group practical student exercise in terms of IAT principles and strategies
  • learned in the workshop to this point

 

AGENDA

09:00 – 09:30 Review of Yesterday

9:30 – 11:00 Small groups prepare a presentation on a skill subject using IAT

Small group presentations, evaluations and debriefings

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-13:00 Small group presentations, evaluations, and debriefings – continue

13:00-14:00 Prayer, Lunch

14:00-15:30 Designing Interactive Teaching Practical Student Exercises

  • Learning objectives
  • Create simple fact patterns
  • Drafting exercise questions

15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:00 Designing Interactive Teaching Practical Student Exercises-continue

17:00-17:30 Brief Assessment of Today’s Class

Summary and Overview of Day 3 – 5-7 days after Day 2

Homework for Session 2

Group Picture

DAY 3 (Friday, April 13th, 2018)

9:00 – 5:30

INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION AND DEMONSTRATION OF INTERACTIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES ON PROSECUTOR TEACHING SUBJECT – Round 1

 

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the Application and Demonstration Interactive Teaching (IAT) Round you will be able to:

  • Organize and deliver a 5-minute demonstration of you teaching a subject using Interactive Teaching strategies and techniques.
  • Provide written feedback to all workshop participants who deliver the 5-minute presentation
  • Describe the change in your level of confidence in using Interactive Teaching strategies and techniques in teaching professionals.

 

9:15 – 9:30 Pre Evaluation
9:30 – 09:45 Opening Remarks and Review
09:45 – 11:00 Individual Application and Demonstration of Interactive Teaching – Round 1
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 13:00 Individual Application and Demonstration of Interactive Teaching – Round 1 continued
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Individual Application and Demonstration of Interactive Teaching – Round 2 continued
15:30-15:45 Break
15:45-16:00 Individual Application and Demonstration of Interactive Teaching – Round 2 continued
16:00 – 16:30 Summary and Review

 

Interactive Teaching Practical Student Exercises – Session 1, you will be able to:

  • Design and present a small group practical student exercise
  • Debrief a small group practical student exercise in terms of IAT principles and strategies learned in the workshop to this point

 

 

 

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