Best Practices: Applications or Examples of the Strategy:

Cues, questions, and advance organizers


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Application (What)

Explanation (How to)

Content (When)

Use cues to convey meanings of concepts , as well
as behavioral corrections.

When teaching the Scientific Method;
student can use thumbs up for acceptance and thumbs
down to show rejection of a possible hypothesis.


all content areas

Classroom Discussions

Do not allow students to answer question without a time to think about the response.

All Content Areas.


Assessing prior knowledge

At the beginning of the unit, students are asked what they already know about the topics
and vocabulary to be used. After hearing from everyone, the class is asked to come to a
consensus as to what each topic or word is. As the unit is covered, students can see
how close they came to the actual meaning.


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