Tactics that Encourage Active Learning

Tactics that Encourage Active Learning

source: http://www.criticalthinking.org

Use the following tactics during class to ensure that students are actively engaged in thinking about the content. Students should be called on randomly (using the deck of cards method for instance) so that everyone participates. When students do not know when they will be called on they are much more likely to remain alert and engaged in the learning process. Students should be routinely called upon to:

  1. Summarize or put into their own words what the teacher or another student has said.
  2. Elaborate on what they have said.
  3. Relate the issue or content to their own knowledge and experience.
  4. Give examples to clarify or support what they have said.
  5. Make connections between related concepts.
  6. Restate the instructions or assignment in their own words.
  7. State the question at issue.
  8. Describe to what extent their point of view on the issue is different from or similar to the point of view of the instructor, other students, the author, etc.
  9. Take a few minutes to write down any of the above.
  10. Write down the most pressing question on their mind at this point. The instructor then uses the above tactics to help students reason through the questions.
  11. Discuss any of the above with a partner and then participate in a group discussion facilitated by the instructor.

Tactics that Encourage Active Learning
{In Critical Thinking Handbook: Basic Theory and Instructional Structures}

3 thoughts on “Tactics that Encourage Active Learning

  1. You can also spend an additional weekly allowance of bonus points.
    Excellent resources and information can be found at healthy
    diet plan, no matter what your weight loss goals.
    To achieve this you should avoid eating out too much.

  2. Currently the solution to the particular issue, how to lose weight swiftly or perhaps how to lose
    weight quick, includes a regular exercising, personal control and hale and hearty diet.
    If you prefer just to have an online support line you can. Testing is highly recommended especially for older women as
    vitamin D is so helpful in absorbing calcium and maintaining bone mass as we age.

Tinggalkan Balasan

Isikan data di bawah atau klik salah satu ikon untuk log in:

Logo WordPress.com

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Logout / Ubah )

Gambar Twitter

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Logout / Ubah )

Foto Facebook

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Logout / Ubah )

Foto Google+

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Logout / Ubah )

Connecting to %s