The Spectrum of Teaching Styles (The Spectrum) is a unified theory that defines the teaching-learning relationship as a chain of decision making between the teacher and learner/s. When this concept is applied 11 styles emerge on The Spectrum of Teaching Styles. For teachers and coaches interested in the holistic development of the student/athlete, The Spectrum provides a detailed framework for achieving multiple outcomes through their work such as social, physical, ethical, emotional and social development.
- Short history of The Spectrum and the main concepts of a non-versus approach, teaching as a chain of decision making (and its significance to The Spectrum), mobility ability (the ability to use a range of styles to meet objectives), model of cognition, the 5 developmental channels and the impact of a common pedagogical language. (1 hour)
- Participate in learning episodes to gain knowledge about, in and through practical examples of the 11 styles. (1.5 hours)
- In a supportive environment apply knowledge to personally create learning experiences using the 11 teaching styles. (1.5 hours)
- Gain confidence in planning and using styles from The Spectrum to meet any objective (syllabus or not) or outcome. (1 hour).
Job Role Applicability:
- PE Teachers
- Lower Elementary [Age 4 - 6]
- Upper Elementary [Age 8 - 10]
- Middle School [Age 11 - 13]
- High School [Age 14 - 17]