Active Learning

Integrating meaningful activity within the class to promote learning outcomes. These strategies provide a framework of best teaching practice and an opportunity to create a positive learning environment.

Why use it

Increase student engagement

Active learning helps schools and teachers keep students on task and engaged. It is also strongly aligned with practice principles for excellence in teaching.

Proactive classroom management

Active learning strategies, such as active lessons, are a versatile and proactive classroom management tool when applied intentionally.

Improve academic outcomes

Active learning may improve academic-related outcomes, such as increased on-task behaviour, cognitive function, enjoyment of learning, perceived competence and effort in the classroom.