Research has shown that traditional lecture formats left students more likely to fail than students in more active instructional environments. Interactive learning systems like TurningPoint allow instructors to ask students frequent questions, receive immediate feedback and facilitate small group discussions that can enhance learning.
Use interactive questions to engage students and spark discussions.
Facilitate small-group discussions after the majority of students answer a polling question incorrectly.
Ask knowledge check questions before starting a topic or unit to uncover what students already know, allowing you to adjust instruction.