Active learning is…

 Effective teacher/student input/output

 Fun

 Essential

 Chaos (in a good way!)

 Inspiring

 Engaging

 Critical for intellectual development

 Energetic

 Stimulating

 Sometimes putting down a pen

 Mind maps

 Active living

 NOT filling in worksheets

 Group work

 Exciting

 Effective

 Noisy

 Memorable

 Sharing ideas

 Leading / coaching

 Kinaesthetic learning styles

 Busy

 Practical/Hands on

 Gross motor skills

 Engages more boys

 Routine, drill, practice

 Sharing and contributing ideas

 Students taking the initiative (leading learning)

 Student led – teacher advisor (less teaching, more facilitating) (following guidance)

 Collaborative and cooperative

 Discussing

 Visible

 The only way different learners all learn

 Worth it!

 Stimulating

 Everyone getting involved

 Spiritual and social

 Exploring concepts in a new way

 Independent

 Usually like by Ofsted

 Building on existing knowledge

 Increasing independence

 Pupils doing something

 Kagan

 Thinking

 Concentrating

 Questioning

 Reasoning

 Challenge

 Different learning styles

 Risk taking

 Students taking responsibility

 Pacey

 Responding to targets

 Inspiring

 Evaluating and reflecting, improving!

 Worthwhile

 Relevant

 Easier than you think

 A journey of learning

 Uses post its!

 Can be individual not always group work

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