Methods of Teaching

Principles and Methods of Teaching


What methods can I use to teach an effective lesson?

There are many methods that can be used to teach the gospel. You should select methods carefully, always keeping in mind the principles you are teaching and the needs of the learners. Teaching, No Greater Call provides information about the following teaching methods:

Activity VersesLikening
Application TechniquesMaps
Attention ActivitiesMemorization
Audiovisual MaterialsMusic
BrainstormingMusic with Narratives
Buzz Sessions (Small Groups)Panel Discussions
Case StudiesPaper Stand-Up Figures
ChalkboardsPictures
Choral ReadingsPuppets
Comparisons and Object LessonsReaders’ Theaters
DemonstrationsRecitations
DioramasRole Playing
DramatizationsRoller Boxes
Drawing ActivitiesScriptures, Teaching from
ExamplesStations
Flannel BoardsStories
GamesVisuals
Guest SpeakersWork Sheets
Lectures 

Scriptures to study

2 Nephi 33:1; Doctrine and Covenants 42:14; 63:64