Instructional Strategies

Instructional strategies are the techniques or methods that a teacher can use to meet various learning objectives. Advisor explores instructional strategies 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.

Role Playing

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


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.


Video Modeling

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