ACTIVE LEARNING MADE EASY


Who are we?


Aniket Behera 
 Deutsche Bank | IIT Bombay

Himangshu Jyoti Hazarika
Bank Bazaar Party Gaming |  IIT Kharagpur 

Arnav  
Urbantouch.com |  Deutsche Bank |  IIT Kharagpur 

ACTIVE LEARNING

The process of actively  engaging students in their learning 
Via activities that force them to reflect upon ideas & how to  use ideas  







 Active learners are not mere receivers of knowledge.
They are active participants  in the learning process
    

ACTIVE LEARNING = BETTER LEARNING 

    active learning methods have shown to improve 
retention | understanding | test performance

                               
    more scientific studies & reports in support of Active Learning      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_learning#References

ACTIVE LEARNING through creation 

     creation requires understanding, exploration & reflection
       









creation is a great way to engage students in active learning 

  EXISTING challenges in creation

     Time consuming 
      Students need to spend significant time searching for the right resources for preparation

     Logistical challenges exist
      P hysical projects are resource intensive, difficult to manage, fragile & not editable          

     Disruptive
      Teachers find it difficult to fit active learning activities in existing schedules  

       Consequently, learning via creation remains under-utilized
       These challenges can be overcome by moving to digital medium

 CREATion using digital medium

     Efficient
      Create   audio-visual explanations on any topic in minutes 
       Searchable digital library provides best digital resources for learning & preparation

    Minimal Requirements
      All you need is device with a web browser - PC, tablet or smartphone.

      Complements Classroom Teaching        
      Does not disrupt teacher's schedule.  Implement in class or assign as after-class.                 

     
     

a STRATEGY for better learning

   Promote active learning   

 Motivate students to create

 Make creation simple, engaging, fun    


SOKRATIK 

create DIGITAL STORIES in minutes
 


  better learning via storytelling

     
While creating stories, students   articulate their understanding

While creating, students must reflect, analyze & evaluate

This ensures meaningful learning



For 
evidence of how articulation improves learning, visit links [1],[2] on the slide on references







HOW IT WORKS

TEACHER INTRODUCES New CONCEPT  


Teacher establishes relevance, covers learning objectives       

  students are Assigned PROJECTS  













Chosen projects are optimized to maximize exploration by students

STUDENTS EXPLORE & learn












Students access the Sokratik digital library to explore & learn

 students plan & structure stories












             Students structure their stories using visual elements

students record audio


Students express themselves  in their own voice & style.   

students SHARE with peers & teacher

Social  features promote sharing, discussion, feedback & recognition

  Social sharing ensures students stay  motivated & engage better

SAMPLES

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SAMPLES

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 SOKRATIK FOR SCHOOLS

     Integrated, non-disruptive way to introduce online learning 
     

      Create custom digital repository for your school


     Showcase your students' creativity. 
Teach 21st Century skills   


     Easy & zero-cost deployment

PARTNER WITH US 


we are actively looking to run pilot programs with schools.

For inquiries regarding concept & pilot  
email: partner@sokratik.com



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