"Knowing about knowing" is no longer sufficient to succeed in a global society characterized by complexity in all its aspects of life. Herein lies the need for active learning to stimulate the creativity of learners and to direct their thinking towards new horizons. Active learning nudges learners to reflect about their learning and helps them to acquire information, new skills, and ethical values that enable them to solve problems and take decisions in their lives.
In addition, active learning employ the technologies and tools that guide learners to build their knowledge through learning by doing, inquiry and discovery using higher order thinking.
How Does AJWAD Achieve it ?
AJWAD begins by assessing the current educational practices in each subject to propose new active strategies that stimulate students’ higher order thinking. Then teachers are trained to implement active learning in their teaching to form a complementary educational performance that builds lifelong learning.
What are the School Benefits ?
The remarkable schools are those that connect learning to students’ lives, and keep pace with the latest advancements in the educational field. Through active learning, the school’s teaching/learning performance will improve and lead to distinguished student achievement.
Active learning leads to:
- Deeper understanding of the course content
- Better higher order thinking skills
- Improved communication skills
- Higher student involvement in his learning process
- Enhanced self-esteem
- Healthier catering to individual differences