Instructional methods

Instructional methods are techniques that a teacher can use to meet various learning objectives. Advisor explores instructional methods that support practice and generalization of social skills including video modeling, social narratives, role playing and direct instruction.


Direct Instruction

Direct instruction is a teacher led instructional approach consisting of systematic step by step teaching procedures that are delivered in a sequential manner.


Social Narrative

Social narratives are stories presented in a visual way that illustrate a social situation and the socially appropriate behaviors that are expected to be exhibited in the situation.

Role Playing

Role playing provides a framework to practice the necessary social skills that are required for a specific situation through active simulation exercises.


Video Modelling

Video modeling is a strategy that uses video to display, illustrate, and teach a desired social skill within a specific setting.