Do you want to engage kids in your lessons? Here are seven proven ways.
Encourage kids to discuss what you’re teaching. Ask open-ended questions. Stop lecturing and start facilitating discussion.
Kids engage when you provide them with activities, crafts, experiments, etc.
When you push play, kids engage. Use video clips to illustrate truth.
Honor Their Attention Span
Keep segments in their attention span range. One minute for every year. Exmaple: Five minutes for a 5-year-old.
Kids love to play. Games that teach will engage kids in your lesson.
Everyone loves stories. It’s wired in our DNA.
Use Visual Communication.
Today’s kids hear with their eyes. Use lots of pictures.
What are some other things you do to engage kids in your lesson? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.