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LESSON 2.

PRE-REQUISITES FOR DEMONSTRATION METHOD


OF TEACHING

The pre requisites given below are to be followed by the teacher while teaching the
lesson:

Sl No Statement Yes / No

Related to the Content of the Lesson

Creates a comfortable, non-threatening environment and arranges


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room for demonstration

2 Relates present topic to previous learning and announces the topic

3 Discusses objectives and desired outcomes with the group

4 Defines and explains demonstration method of teaching

5 Explains the purposes of demonstration method

6 Discusses the preparation and performance of demonstration

7 Lists common errors in using demonstration for teaching

8 Describes ways to ensure effectiveness of demonstration

9 Enumerates advantages and disadvantages of demonstration

Related to the Teaching of the Lesson

10 Follows lesson plan

Collects and arranges articles / equipment needed for demonstration


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in order of use

12 Arranges the students so that all can observe the procedure

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Demonstrates procedure following the steps and the principles of
13 asepsis and body mechanics; explains rationale for actions as
required

14 Uses simple and correct language

15 Gives illustrations and examples as needed

Uses correct questioning technique: Asks question addressing the


16 whole class, gives time to the students to listen and think before
nominating one student to respond

17 Makes use of appropriate teaching aids effectively

Makes the session interactive by involving the students through role


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play / quiz / discussion etc,

Provides positive reinforcement by praise and acceptance of students


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ideas and suggestions

Allows time for clarification and assimilation of the content taught as


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well as for note taking

Performs after-care of equipment ie, washing / cleaning, drying and


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replacement

22 Reports and records appropriately

Summarizes and concludes the topic at the end emphasizing the


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important points

Provides opportunity for students to do return-demonstration,


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practice and gain skills

Observes, guides and supervises the students during return


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demonstration

26 Re-demonstrates procedure if necessary

27 Evaluates students learning using suitable methods

28 Gives assignment and group activity

29 Leaves the place ready for the next teacher

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Related to the Personal Attributes of the Teacher

30 Explains the content facing students and maintained eye contact

31 Maintains punctuality in starting and finishing the class

Uses appropriate and suitable gestures, posture, gait, grooming, facial


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expression and movement to engage students attention

Focuses on proper communication with the students; speaks clearly


33 in natural tone, well-modulated and audible voice; checks if all can
hear and repeats if necessary

34 Exhibits enthusiasm and passion for the subject

35 Shows appropriate sense of humour

Demonstrates confidence (knowledge of content, use of exhibits and


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effective demonstration)

The evaluation check list given below would help the trainee teacher self-evaluate on the
pre requisites indicators:

SNo Statement Yes/ No

Related to the Content of the Lesson

Created a comfortable, non-threatening environment and arranged


1
room for demonstration

2 Related present topic to previous learning and announced the topic

3 Discussed objectives and desired outcomes with the group

4 Defined and explained demonstration method of teaching

5 Explained the purposes of demonstration method

6 Discussed the preparation and performance of demonstration

7 Lists common errors in using demonstration for teaching

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8 Describes ways to ensure effectiveness of demonstration

9 Enumerated advantages and disadvantages of demonstration

Related to the Teaching of the Lesson

10 Followed lesson plan

Collected and arranged articles / equipment needed for demonstration


11
in order of use

12 Arranged the students so that all can observe the procedure

Demonstrated procedure following the steps and the principles of


13 asepsis and body mechanics; explained rationale for actions as
required

14 Used simple and correct language

15 Gave illustrations and examples as needed

Used correct questioning technique: Asked question addressing the


16 whole class, gave time to the students to listen and think before
nominating one student to respond

17 Made use of appropriate teaching aids effectively

Made the session interactive by involving the students through role


18
play / quiz / discussion etc ,

Provided positive reinforcement by praise and acceptance of


19
students ideas and suggestions

Allowed time for clarification and assimilation of the content taught


20
as well as for note taking

Performed after-care of equipment ie, washing / cleaning, drying and


21
replacement

22 Reported and recorded appropriately

Summarized and concluded the topic at the end emphasising the


23
important points

Provided opportunity for students to do return-demonstration,


24
practice and gain skills

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Observed, guided and supervised the students during return
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demonstration

26 Re-demonstrated procedure if necessary

27 Evaluated students learning using suitable methods

28 Gave assignment and group activity

29 Left the place ready for the next teacher

Related to the Personal Attributes of the Teacher

30 Explained the content facing students and maintained eye contact

31 Maintained punctuality in starting and finishing the class

Used appropriate and suitable gestures, posture, gait, grooming,


32
facial expression and movement to engage students attention

Focused on proper communication with the students; spoke clearly in


33 natural tone, well-modulated and audible voice; checked if all could
hear and repeated if necessary

34 Exhibited enthusiasm and passion for the subject

35 Showed appropriate sense of humour

Demonstrated confidence (knowledge of content, use of exhibits and


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effective demonstration)

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