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Consistent Use of High Leverage Instructional Strategies
Research shows that such passive involvement generally involvement generally leads to lower retention rates by students. Most of the time, in a typical classroom setting, students are involved only passively in learning, i.e., in listening to the instructor, looking at the occasional overhead or slide, and reading (when required) the text book. The Learning Pyramid illustrates the retention rates for information after two weeks of instruction given certain instructional practices.