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If you're getting pushback from your active learning strategies, read this!

I know we all feel some frustration from students experiencing a new approach to learning, especially at this time of year.  This is impetus to stick with your active learning approach!
Check out this great Science News article from Harvard University : 
More learning in 'active learning' classrooms, but students don't know it
"Deep learning is hard work. The effort involved in active learning can be misinterpreted as a sign of poor learning," said Louis Deslauriers, Director of Science Teaching and Learning. "On the other hand, a superstar lecturer can explain things in such a way as to make students feel like they are learning more than they actually are."