In a recent poll on the Engaging Minds blog, we asked readers which posed the bigger challenge: getting to know your students, or getting students to participate in class. Of the 98 respondents, 86% stated that getting students to participate proved more challenging. Given this response, we thought we’d investigate some ideas for building in-class participation.
Do you have suggestions to share? Offer them in the comments!
Why might students avoid in-class participation?
In McKeachie’s Teaching Tips, authors Marilla Svinicki and Wilbert J. McKeachie present five potential reasons that students may be reluctant to participate in class discussions: Read More…