[Originally published on The Chronicle of Higher Education] In his article titled "Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class," James Lang explains that in his writing course, he spends time with students analyzing the opening sentences of great writers. Just like the significance of grabbing the reader's attention at the beginning of … Continue reading The First 5 Minutes of Class
While many learners identify as predominately visual, auditory, or tactile, nearly all can benefit from tactile learning. This kind of learning includes hands-on activities and movement for students to gain a deep understanding of lesson content. Since tactile learning techniques aren’t always included in a traditional curriculum, here are three tips to incorporate some in class: … Continue reading How do you teach tactile learning?
Having trouble motivating your students to stay active and engaged in class? We understand that some days, it can be a struggle. Current and former instructors here at Hawkes Learning have provided advice on how to keep students motivated. Check it out below, then let us know what advice YOU have! In-class Consider announcing a … Continue reading Instructor advice on motivating students