Guiding Principles in the selection and use of teaching strategies • Learning is an active process What I hear, I forget What I see, I remember What I do , I understand 2. The more senses that are involved in learning, the more and the better the learning.
Contribution of senses to learning • Sight – 75% • Hearing – 13% • Touch – 6% • Taste – 3% • Smell – 3%
3. A non-threatening atmosphere enhances learning. 4. Emotion has the power to increase retention and learning. 5. Learning is meaningful when it is connected to student’s everyday life. 6. Good teaching goes beyond recall of information. 7. An integrated teaching approach is far more effective than teaching isolated bits of information