Category Archives: active learning

Introverts in an Active Learning Classroom

Research on active learning shows that engaging with the content makes it stick, peer learning supports better learning, and students’ enthusiasm for learning is increased. But does active learning work for all students? What about the introvert who is not … Continue reading

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Flipping your Classroom

As someone who is a great proponent of a flipped classroom, I set out to prove to myself that the process was making my students more accountable for their learning, increasing their depth of knowledge, and better engaging them in … Continue reading

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The Essentials of Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning (PBL) offers students the opportunity to explore and solve authentic, complex, open-ended problems. This approach encourages deeper learning, makes students more accountable for their own learning, and when implemented well, really engages students in what they are … Continue reading

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Active Learning Series – Flip that Classroom

As promised, here are the slides from yesterday’s workshop. Remember that our goal in flipping a classroom is to move away from a teacher-centric classroom to a student-centred learning environment. Hope to see most of you at the proposed E3 … Continue reading

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