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Because of pressure to teach bell-to-bell — the pedagogical equivalent of force-feeding geese to make foie gras — many classrooms now start with bell work, short exercises that students complete wh

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

Because of pressure to teach bell-to-bell — the pedagogical equivalent of force-feeding geese to make foie gras — many classrooms now start with bell work, short exercises that students complete while the instructor attends to attendance and other administrative chores. Journal prompts and concept questions can focus students on nutritious academic content and initiate a positive tempo for the next 90 minutes of class.

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