Guided Discovery Lessons
Roles of the Teacher
∑ Identify and prioritize what needs to be learned.
∑ Distinguish between facts, procedures, and concepts.
∑ Organize concepts hierarchically.
∑ Divide what is to be learned into appropriate increments.
∑ Create or adapt activities that stimulate the development of the desired concept.
∑ Ask questions that encourage students to reflect on and verbalize their thought process.
∑ Provide subtasks where needed.
∑ Regularly evaluate the studentsí understanding.
∑ Provide wrap-up to ensure that all students have learned the desired concepts.