Teaching Is Not Very Productive Unless The Teacher

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Teaching is not very productive unless the teacher has several strategies to contribute to the class and students. One strategy is questioning the students and allowing them the proper wait time they need to answer the question. Analogies and metaphor usage can be used to make lessons and ideas more interesting. Age appropriate lectures, although it 's said to be one of the less effective teaching strategies, if done in an interactive way, can help make learning last longer in the minds of the students. Visual aids assist with keeping the students’ interest and makes comprehension easier. Asking questions and providing wait time for student to think about the answer is a good way to engage students in the learning. The Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم‎ used to ask the sahabah questions, then he wanted them to think on an answer, then they would give him the answer and he 'd fix it if it was wrong (Sunnahcom, 2015). In this way the information that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم‎ gave them stuck with them. This type of questioning develops critical thinking and lets the teacher evaluate just how much their student understood from the lesson. Overall, research shows that putting questions with the instruction is much more effective than just instruction alone (Fries-gaither, 2008). Research also proves that open ended questions have a better effect on students achievement and further learning than closed questions because it allows the student to discuss and think
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