Unengaging elementary classrooms
One of the largest studies ever done of United States classrooms (over 2,500 elementary classrooms) has found that
- elementary students spend over 90% of their time working alone or listening to the teacher (rather than, for example, working collaboratively with peers);
of instructional methods,' and 3.4 for providing 'evaluative feedback'
to students on their work.
The study's findings are reported in this week's Science magazine.
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