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The Art of  
Teaching
A Workshop for High School Teachers
 
the Arts

In This Program

Music

Music teacher coaches a small ensemble

Theatre

A theatre history student makes a presentation to her class

Visual Art

Visual art teacher questions a student about his work

Dance

A dance teacher with two students in motion

Workshop 4 Choosing Instructional Approaches

Getting
Ready
Watching the Program Additional Resources Support Materials
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Activities and Discussion
(45 minutes)  |  Homework


Identify and Compare Successful Approaches

Choose one of the four program segments — on music, theatre, visual art, or dance — and identify the teaching approaches you saw used in it. Refer to the following list of teaching approaches, and add any that you think are missing.

Brainstorming
Coaching
Conferencing
Critiquing
Debates
Dialogue
Discussion
Field study
Group work
Guided practice
Inquiry
Journaling
Lecturing
Mentoring
Modeling
Peer tutoring
Problem-solving
Questioning
Role-playing

As a group, discuss these questions:

Finally, take a moment and jot down a specific idea you have for incorporating a new technique or approach into your teaching. Share your idea with a colleague.

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