When you ask your students if they have any input to your instruction,
you encourage them to contribute their experiences as they relate to the
subject being taught. This helps make the lesson more interesting and
realistic. When the students contribute their real-life experiences, it
elaborates and confirms your instruction.
Student participation also
stimulates greater interest in the class.
A third reason for using
questions during instruction is to allow students to contribute their
36A. The battalion AWOL rate has recently risen. Many men are reporting in
late from passes and leaves and the general appearance of the men has
The battalion commander invites all the company
commanders and XOs to meet with him to see what can be done about the
What is the purpose of this small-group discussion? ___________________