Secrets of the Lyceum


Demystifying the Learning Process









Write and verbally explain the goals and objectives for each lesson and why these have been chosen.

Relate learning to students' own lives and interests.

Have students establish learning goals.

Use "experts" from the community to demonstrate the value of a particular lesson.

Teach students about types of special abilities (Howard Gardners concepts).

Use peer tutoring and teach students how to tutor.

Involve students in teaching small lessons to the class.

Have students provide ongoing feedback to the teacher regarding how the teacher is using effective instructional methods.

Have students develop test questions.

Provide multiple methods for assessing student knowledge.

Involve students in assessing their own effort in reaching learning goals.

Provide student assistance in how to study specific types of material.



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