Elements of Powerful Learning

Think-Pair- Share


Think back to one of your most powerful learning experiences, K-12, college, or adult.  What common elements are there?



(Day 1 Group)


·       hands-on

·  freedom to make mistakes in low-risk situations

·  inquiry - exploration

·  teaching others what you are learning

·  simulations - processing the experience

·  real-world connections

·  genuine problems that need solutions

·  time for reflection

·  Multisensory - more than one learning modality

·  opportunity to ask questions

·  follow own interests

·  collaboration - working with others to solve problems

 (Day 2 Group)