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Spectrum of Teaching Styles

Spectrum of Teaching StylesGrade 6 physical education students have begun learning physical skills and activities using The Spectrum of Teaching Styles. The Spectrum of Teaching Styles is a conceptual framework which helps to describe and organize the process involved in teaching as well as serving as a repository for gathering results.

The Spectrum consists of a continuum of 11 styles, each of which emerges as decisions shift between teacher and learner. Each style has a specific name as well as a corresponding letter of the alphabet: namely the Command Style (A), the Practice style (B), the Reciprocal style (C the Inclusion style (E), the Guided Discovery style (F), the Convergent Discovery Style (G), the Divergent Production style (H), the Individual Program (I), the Learner initiated style (J), and the Self-Teaching style.

Spectrum of Teaching StylesThe styles range from complete control by the teacher to complete control by the student. Grade 6 students have progressed from the Command style to the Self-Check Style.

Along the way, students have learned to give constructive and positive feedback to their classmates. Students have learned to work independently to achieve goals and skill acquisition. Students have learned to receive valuable feedback and used it to further achieve desired skill levels.

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Shekou International School was established in 1988. It is dedicated to meeting the diverse educational needs of the expatriate community. SIS is an international school with an American- based curriculum. The school is governed by International Schools Services (ISS) of Princeton, New Jersey.

We offer a rigorous academic program to meet parents' high expectations. We have state-of-the-art facilities and cater to learners from nursery through high school. A rich mix of academics, athletics, and activities delivered by a world-class faculty ensure maximum learning for students.

The Elementary School and Nursery campuses are located in our Mountainside and Parkside buildings, in the beautiful Jing Shan residential area. Middle and high school classes are housed in our Bayside campus, which is adjacent to the Coastal Rose Garden residential complex.

Our high school offers a rigorous college preparatory program. SIS is an International Baccalaureate World School currently offering the IB diploma program to grade 11 students. The program will begin for grade 12 students in August 2011.

The language of instruction is English for all classes, with the exception of proficiency- leveled Mandarin classes. Additionally, SIS offers the French National Curriculum in grades K-5 in which the language of instruction in academic subjects is French.

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