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Principle 1 - Clear Intentions


“Great teachers share and clarify the learning intentions of the lesson(s) so that students are engaged, understand, and can picture their goals.”


Click on the second image to view an example of a technique from Principle 1.

Great Teaching - Clear Intentions (US)

  • 10 practical, interactive techniques to meet the principle

    • Sharing teacher devised key questions
    • Hooking learners
    • Sharing student-generated key questions
    • Starting with finished product
    • Making intentions accessible
    • Key words flipchart intentions
    • Using Bloom’s taxonomy
    • The ‘mystery lesson’ (Reveal)
    • Intentions for long-term (projects)
    • Intentions in remote learning
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