Group discussion is a child centered strategy, in which students are divided into groups and they are encouraged to discuss on the subject matter given. Group discussion is dominated by the teacher. Classroom climate is autocratic and most of the time, teacher is active and student accept his ideas and views. After giving lectures teachers encourages the student to participate in group-discussion.
Question answer teaching strategy is an old strategy also known as “Socratic Method of teaching”. It was developed by the famous philosopher Socrates. According to Parke, “the question is the key to all educative activity above the habit-skill level. It strategy is focused on to achieve the cognitive objectives and bringing knowledge to the conscious level.
Project method of teaching has evolved from the philosophy of programatists. It is experience-centered strategy related to life-situation. This teaching strategy focus on 1. To socialize a child 2. To achieve cognitive, affective and psychomotor objectives
The term “Heuristic” refers to Armstrong who was the exponent of this strategy. Pollion and Dankar (1945) called it “problem solving”. It is based on the psychological principles of "trial and error" theory. Logical and imaginative thinking are perquisites for his type of teaching strategy. It is an economical and speedy strategy.
Its main focus is to bring desirable change in the cognitive domain of the learner’s behavior. The structure of teaching method is that the selected content is analyzed and broken into smaller elements. Each element is independent and complete in itself. The programmer develops frames based on each element. Responses are also provided to the learner in the program on some different leaflets.
Tutorial teaching method is follow up study of lectures. It is highly individualized remedial teaching. To provide remedial help for the learners and develop their cognitive and affective domains of behaviors. This strategy is based on following principles: Principle of individual difference Remedial teaching
Demonstration method of teaching is a traditional classroom strategy used in technical and training colleges and in teacher education. Demonstration Strategy focus to achieve psychomotor and cognitive objectives. If we talk about its structure, This teaching strategy is based on the following principles 1. Learning by doing maxim is followed 2. Skills can be developed by limitation
Lecture Method of Teaching is mainly focus on cognitive objectives. Main emphasis of this strategy is on the presentation of the content. Teacher is more active and learners are passive listeners. The teacher plans and controls the whole teaching learning process. He may take help of audio-visual aids to make lecture interesting.