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Do you want students to apply principles? Implement procedures? Explore new approaches to previously covered content? Choose an Active Learning strategy from this section.

Active Learning strategies presented in this section require application or analysis. In reference to a learning taxonomy, these activities employ mid-level thinking skills.


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Strategy title: TV Commercial

Cognitive processing: integrate, apply, review concepts

Overview: Student groups create a 30-second TV commercial that illustrates concepts previously covered in class. Mel Silberman suggests using this strategy with students who already know one another as a team building exercise.


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