Published Apr 29, 2023

Xizhen Wang

Hongqing Zhu  


Protocol-guided teaching, a method of classroom instruction reform started by Donglu Middle School in Nanjing of China has developed into a student-centered teaching model in the context of the deepening reform of Chinese basic education. In this model, the teacher plays an essential guiding role, and the main objective is the development of the student’s autonomous learning ability. The purpose of this article is to increase interest in and conversations about the protocol-guided teaching model among educational professionals by describing the history of the approach, summarizing its features, and highlighting its implementation tactics.


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Protocol-Guided Teaching, Learning Protocol, Basic Education

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How to Cite
Wang, X., & Zhu, H. (2023). Protocol-Guided Teaching: An Experiment in Chinese Basic Education. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 15(2), 2365–2373. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.23.re103