Teacher Clarity: A Potent Yet Misunderstood & Often Abused Teaching Strategy | Shaun Killian

Teacher clarity is critical. Eminent educators, Dylan Wiliam and John Hattie agree that you must be very clear about what you want your students to learn. You need to know exactly what you want them to understand and what you want them to be able to do. More importantly, you need to ensure that your students are equally clear about what they must learn and how they can prove they have learnt it.

In fact, Hattie’s review of research showed that teacher clarity has an effect size of d = 0.75.

Put another way, clear teaching helps students to progress 9 months further than students whose…

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