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    ablConnect

    Searchable database categorizing existing active learning efforts at Harvard and other higher education institutions.

    Active learning tip sheet (Bok Center)

    The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning provides resources on active learning - activities requiring students to recall, think about, apply, and verbalize concepts - as well as a tip sheet of approaches.

    The Field Method

    See Harvard field learning resources at Harvard Business School

    Course-based field trip grants

    The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies provides grants to faculty who design and lead course-based field trips. 

    Debate (ablConnect)

    The ablConnect database highlights Harvard examples of active learning strategies including debate, pair and share, and peer instruction. 

    ABLConnect: Role Play Examples

    ABLConnect offers guidance on using role play in the classroom and shares documents and examples of ways to encourage students to reflect on the learning process.

    ABLConnect: Role Play Description

    ABLConnect offers guidance on using role play in the classroom and shares documents and examples of ways to encourage students to reflect on the learning process.

    Teaching for Understanding

    Bottino and his team’s practices also mirror what Harvard’s Project Zero termed a teaching for understanding framework, which locates topics that students are passionate about and creates goals, experiences, and assessments around them.

    Active Learning (Bok Center)

    Check out the Bok Center’s guides and strategies for active learning, including approaching problems in STEM and leading discussions.

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