As aspiring teachers we all have one thing in common; we want to know how to effectively teach a student. Many people may agree that all students learn differently and that there isn't one single way to teach a group of students. That may be true, however, there is something that could make it easier. The elements of effective instruction.


The objective for this is to write out a specific lesson plan that will clearly include the elements of effective instruction.

The Elements of Effective Instruction

Dr. Madeline Hunter noted five essential elements.

The first one is anticipatory set. This is the stage where the student is prepared for the lesson. He/she must first tap into their prior knowledge. If there is no prior knowledge then prepare the student by asking him/her a stimulating question or giving them an idea.