Most of us think we know what active learning is. The word engagement quickly comes to mind. Or, we describe what it isn’t: passive learning.
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There is abundant evidence that having students work in groups improves educational outcomes (R. E. Slavin, 1987; Springer, Donovan, and Stanne, 1999; R. Slavin, 1996;
In the certificate programs I manage, we are engaged in the tumultuous whirlwind of complete curriculum overhaul. At times it does appear as if pieces
A lot of students seem to assume that as long as the assigned work is completed on time, test scores are good, and attendance is satisfactory, they shouldn’t be forced to participate. This special report will help you create favorable conditions for more active classroom discussions.
Active learning can be an intimidating concept for educators. Many educators have heard the term but struggle to understand the true meaning of active learning
With active learning practices on the rise, educators are seeking pedagogically sound information about the best ways to integrate and execute active learning techniques within
I once started a speech performing the motions for Itsy Bitsy Spider, and one-by-one, the business men and women joined in, first with the motions
Providing a high-quality education where students have the opportunity to take part in active learning is one of the most important things we can do
When I began designing my course activities, I needed a model that would include all modalities of the learning processes. As my blueprint, I chose
In-class activities can be a great way to foster student engagement in the classroom. Depending on the activity, the results can vary greatly. Sometimes they