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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Engaging Students in Active Learning

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The following video segment reviews teaching strategies that promote active learning in classroom examples. As you watch, take notes on the teaching strategies you see in the classroom examples. Print the Viewing Chart (PDF) to record your observations. This will prepare you for the upcoming activity.

Participant work.

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View Video Segment: Identifying Strategies in Classroom Examples

Go to this segment in the video by matching the image (to the left) on your TV screen. You'll find this segment approximately 19 minutes into the video. Watch for about 27 minutes.

After you have completed your chart, review your work and answer the following questions:

  • Which strategies seemed to best promote active learning?
  • Which strategies seemed most relevant to your teaching?
  • What made these strategies effective?
  • How did the activities help students demonstrate their understanding?
  • What would you add?
Assignment.

Save your written work to submit as an assignment.

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