Jul 24, 2014

7 Proven Ways to Get Kids Engaged with Your Lesson

Do you want to engage kids in your lessons?  Here's 7 proven ways.

Interactive Discussion
Encourage kids to discuss what you're teaching.  Ask open-ended questions.  Stop lecturing and start facilitating discussion. 

Hands-On Activities
Kids engage when you provide them with activities, crafts, experiments, etc. 

Push Play
When you push play, kids engage.  Use video clips to illustrate truth.  

Honor their Attention Span
Keep segments in their attention span range.  1 minute for every year.  Exmaple - 5 minutes for a 5 year old.  

Games
Kids love to play.  Games that teach will engage kids in your lesson.

Tell Stories
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.

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