15 Ways to Engage Students with 1:1 Computing. Laptop Institute, Mitchell, SD June 10 – 13, 2007 Lynette Molstad Gorder Dakota State University Madison, SD. Active Learning.
Laptop Institute, Mitchell, SD
June 10 – 13, 2007
Lynette Molstad Gorder
Dakota State University
Engaging students with learning strategies using 1:1 computing draws students into active involvement and keeps them involved. Active learning take time and practice. Teaching strategies using 1:1 computing adds excitement to the classroom.
Assign each person part of the material to learn. Allow preparation time using technology.
Students come back together in their groups and teach each other.
Teaching strategies using technology must include active involvement by students. Students need to be busy, engaged, and involved in learning. With active teaching and learning, students concentrate, are ready to learn, and feel secure in the classroom. They become self-motivating and self-managing. They start to take responsibility for their learning.