This chapter discusses lesson planning, learning and assessment and the impact of educational reforms on classroom teaching and learning. As the central theme of this book is the importance of recognizing the diversity of learners, the chapter therefore focuses on helping teachers to meet society’s expectations as they support the development of students’ potentials. After completing this chapter, readers will be able to understand: •conceptual theories that guide classroom teaching; •the planning phase of lessons, including the different levels of planning, goals of instruction, domains of development, models of organization and assessment; •the implementation phase of lessons, which includes teaching and assessment strategies; and •the impact of educational reforms on classroom teaching and learning. Copyright © 2011 Hong Kong University Press.
|Title of host publication||Learning and teaching in the Chinese classroom: Responding to individual needs|
|Place of Publication||Hong Kong|
|Publisher||Hong Kong University Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|