The Chronicle of Higher Education

Teaching: Students Aren’t Brains on Sticks

(excerpt from column by Beckie Supiano)

Hrach adds, [class time] shouldn’t always be used in the same way. Neuroscience shows that “brains are stimulated by variety.” Ideally, students know that, when they come to class, “any number of things could happen. There’s just no telling what fun surprise might be in store.”

https://www.chronicle.com/newsletter/teaching/2021-05-20

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