…they are if you don’t use active learning! From the article:
“Given that active-learning approaches benefit all students, but especially those who are female, minority, low-income and first-generation, shouldn’t all universities be teaching this way?”
Find it here at the NY Times:
BTW, I think she’d make a great keynote speaker!
What is the key to success? Is it Grit?
“Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.”
This TedTalk embodies many of the On Course principles of student success. Take a moment to watch and be inspired
As Active Learning Leaders using case-studies in the classroom is an excellent way to bring in real-world situations. If you have created case-studies for your class please share it with us!