Contrary to popular belief, “active engagement” involves more than “hands-on” instruction.
When students are fully engaged in a task, they are actively doing and actively thinking. While hands are engaged, minds should be questioning, sorting through sensory input, and making connections.
Luckily, there are dozens of active engagement “tools” you can use to spark excitement and add rigor to your lessons. Here are several effective strategies for implementing active engagement tools.
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