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n Defense of Active Learning

Posted by: Rhonda December 4, 2018

If you hadn’t ridden a bike in five years, would you still be able to do it? What if you hadn’t heard the capital of Peru for five years? What are the chances you would still be able to correctly recall it?

We retain 80 percent of what we experience physically or sensorially, but only 10 percent of what we read. Shouldn’t that be defense enough for active learning in the classroom? Read more from Rae Pica.