Teaching Strategies

More on Engaged Learning

Active learning is basically engaging our students in lecture, processing time and activities. It’s acknowledging that learning is not a spectator sport and that we need to be creative and continuously check for understanding. For more about the science and research behind it and examples please see my last post. Below I decided to list of… Continue reading More on Engaged Learning

Science of Learning · Teaching Strategies

Active Learning

“Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just by sitting in class listening to teachers, memorizing prepackaged assignments, and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are learning, write about it, relate it to past experiences, apply it to their daily lives. They must make what they learn part… Continue reading Active Learning

Science of Learning · Teaching Strategies

Attention + Memory= Learning

The last post focused on the importance of memory development in the classroom and how we design our units are integral to what students remember (repetition is the key). The strategies discussed were spacing learning over time by using  delayed learning techniques and assessments for review. Though I want to post about assessments again soon… Continue reading Attention + Memory= Learning