In Education. Active Learning (engaging students in activities/ projects/ problems) is the way to provide students with an interesting and effective way to learn.
Active learning is the practice of doing, practicing investigating the material during each class session. It is not having student’s listening to the teacher and taking notes.
So what is it? Active learning is designing activities around learning outcomes of each lesson or session. The students are ‘doing’ something with the topic at hand. They are reading, hearing, seeing/ viewing, investigating the topic, or, discussing materials.
Active learning can be done singly, with a partner or in a small group.