Metaphors can improve students’ capability to think creatively.
English professors have found different ways to use poetry and metaphors to unlock students’ creative minds. Using metaphors to stimulate creativity is being implemented in experiments that the students are participating in.
Some helpful way to improve in-class or online groups discussions
We often focus on presentation skills as oral communication skills, but students more frequently need to either lead or contribute to productive group discussions. Small group discussions can easily go off the rails when students indulge in off-topic talking, inadequate listening, and disrespectful behavior. The dynamic quality of class discussion presents challenges to faculty who would like to hold students accountable for the quality of their participation in these discussions.
You can use Pinterest in a variety of ways to help students complete assignments in hybrid, online, or face-to-face classes.
According to some sources, Pinterest is the largest social media network, which means it’s probably something many of your students know and understand. Here are a few ideas for using this visual network in your teaching.