Reflecting on what’s been learned
As yet another semester races toward closure it is important you make and take time to reflect on the activities in which you had your students engaged. Now that your students have some distance, what educational value can your students identify as they reflect on one activity after another?
Especially if you’ve integrated humor-based activities into your instruction, your students need to look back, inward, and outward, to see – and communicate with you and their peers – how all the semester’s activities have contributed toward what they have learned. This is not a graded activity. The purpose of the conversation is to help students reflect, integrate, synthesize and articulate what they learned. (more…)