Active learning

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Is it active learning?

How do we tell whether something students do is really active learning or not? Look back at the definition. »

Three questions to ask about designing active learning tasks

Developing active learning tasks for students takes more than just changing the instructions on a lecture example. Ask three questions first. »

Three thoughts on active learning and self-teaching

"The teacher isn't teaching and I'm having to teach myself the material" has three embedded misconceptions that need to be addressed. »

Hospitals and the humanity of students

Some lessons on teaching learned while recovering from open-heart surgery. »

Three teaching habits that support active learning

Teaching is behavior and behavior is founded on habits. How can teachers build good teaching habits for active learning? »