Element 5 - Clarity

Why is this important?

Clarity means that your learning targets, explanation or directions are transparent, explicit, and well-organized. The real test of clarity is whether you have been understood well enough by learners for your instruction to be actionable. That is, can almost all of your students, with their different learning styles, and varying levels of attention and executive function follow what you are saying and understand what you would like them to do. It sounds easy. It's not. No matter how clear YOU think you are, if many students are confused then it is time to find ways to clarify.


When thinking about Amphibious Design... Can you show your learners how each activity and learning experience is connected to and help builds toward the identified learning targets and standards? Some ideas and approaches to consider:





You might want to explore:

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Things to Consider:
  • What are the top 3 ways you could improve clarity in your classes?


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laura.bryant@mdirss.org,
Apr 26, 2017, 7:38 AM
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laura.bryant@mdirss.org,
Feb 10, 2017, 8:23 AM
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