Details of the Purist Approach to Peer Instruction
Eric Mazur's peer instruction approach boils down to the following processes:
The above process is how Eric Mazur does it, but you may need to adjust it to best meet the needs of your students, your subject area, and even your style. Rob Warneke (a fellow mathematics teacher at Byron High School) typically follows the above process pretty closely. He gives students 60 seconds to answer the question initially and submit their answer followed by three to four minutes of discussing their answer with their peers then submitting their final answer. Following this process closely often works well, especially for younger students or students that often need more structure.
Details of My Modified Approach to Peer Instruction
At the college level (Augsburg College-Rochester campus), I work with adult students who
Survey results are below.
1. Would you have preferred class to have been taught with the Peer Instruction Flipped Learning Model or Traditional Lecture?
4. Do you believe the Peer Instruction Flipped Learning Model helped you understand the material better compared to the Traditional Lecture?
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