Solve a Teaching Problem-Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University


This site provides practical strategies to address teaching problems across the disciplines. These strategies are firmly grounded in educational research and learning principles.

How does it work?

Begin with Step 1 Step 1: Identify a PROBLEM you encounter in your teaching.

Step 2: Identify possible REASONS for the problem

Step 3: Explore STRATEGIES to address the problem.

This site supplements our 1-on-1 teaching consultations.
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  1. Students' prior knowledge can help or hinder learning. MORE
  2. How students organize knowledge influences how they learn and apply what they know. MORE
  3. Students' motivation determines, directs, and sustains what they do to learn. MORE
  4. To develop mastery, students must acquire component skills, practice integrating them, and know when to apply what they have learned. MORE
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