Teaching for Learning

Attention / Learning / Rehearsal

The Attention/Learning/Rehearsal (ALR) template is used to design learner-centered instruction focused on one objective at a time. There are four parts to the template and a place to record improvement opportunities for the next time the objective is taught.

Using the Attention/Learning/Rehearsal Template

Using your completed Linking, Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum unit planner, choose the learning objective(s) and content with which you will create the lesson for the day.

Download a PDF template or a Microsoft Word template to plan for your student-centered instruction.

  1. Record the student learning objective.
  2. Determine how you will capture the student's attention.
  3. List the key learning topics.
  4. Identify how students will demonstrate rehearsal of the new learning information.

At the end of your implementation of the learner-centered design, reflect on your plan and its implementation.

  • What went well?
  • What didn’t go so well?
  • What could be done to improve the use of the design next time? Record your answer to this question on the template under continuous improvement.

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