Instructional Strategies for Engaging Learners

Activating Strategies

Purpose: To activate students' prior knowledge through the use of engaging strategies designed to focus learning

Cognitive Strategies

Purpose: To provide a structure for learning that actively promotes the comprehension and retention of knowledge through the use of engaging strategies that acknowledge the brain's limitations of capacity and processing.

Summarizing Strategies

Purpose: To promote the retention of knowledge through the use of engaging strategies designed to rehearse and practice skills for the purpose of moving knowledge into long-term memory.

 

from Instructional Strategies for Engaging Learners
Guilford County Schools TF, 2002