First, students finish the pre-lesson preparation tasks according to the teachers’ instructions. Then, the tasks are either marked by the teachers before class, or shared and discussed by students in class. With the constructive feedback provided by teachers, students’ learning effectiveness is therefore enhanced.
- To use knowledge gained in the pre-task to help students construct new knowledge
- To enhance students’ enthusiasm for learning; arouse “curiosity”; provide students with learning expectations; and allow them to learn in a problem-solving way
- To strengthen the interaction in class, which allows students to become more engaged