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Fatigue

Let us learn about how fatigue affects learning in our module on FATIGUE.


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Objectives
At the end of this module you will

(i) understand how fatigue affects learning
(ii) suggest ways to deal with classroom fatigue


To learn about classroom fatigue , we shall adopt the 5 E approach
Engage : Recall to mind a class where you were unable to pay attention because you were too tired. Recall to mind a day when you were too tired to work at home. What did you feel like during such times? Why did you feel so?
Explore: Fatigue is a state of the mind and body when the person is tired and is in need of rest. Read more about fatigue . See http://tsn.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/939/~/what-is-fatigue%3F
http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/articles/index.pl?page=5;read=2700
Explain: What according to you are the factors that cause fatigue in our classrooms? How can a teacher deal with classroom fatigue? Is fatigue the same as boredom? Post your views on the discussion forum
Elaborate:. Read about ways to deal with classroom fatigue on http://www.edutopia.org/classroom-management-learning-states-teenagers
Evaluate : Design some strategies to deal with classroom fatigue. List your ideas on http://www.pushpanjali.proboards.com

Deeper Learning

Much research has been done on how the brain impacts learning. Classroom fatigue can be more effectively dealt with if one keeps principles of brain based learning in focus.Learn more about this by visiting
http://www.woodbinehouse.com/excerpt/teaching_teens_excerpt2.pdf


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