Multibriefs: Moving From Teacher-Centered To Learner‑Centered Classrooms

At Xceed, our Academic Coaches guide our students through their courses rather than lecture to them or at them.  The Multibriefs article titled Moving From Teacher-Centered To Learner‑Centered Classrooms explains the importance of teachers guiding students through course material instead of lecturing the material.

The article states, “Brain research tell us direct instruction for grades 9-12 should not exceed 15 minutes. Even adults can’t handle more than about 18 minutes (Ted Talks!), so half a period of teacher talk is largely wasted.”

Read the full article here.

 

 

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