Religious Education: Can you explain the relevance of brainstorming as a method of teaching.



3a ix). Examine Brainstorming as a method of teaching


It is a technique of generating ideas from the learners. It involves posing a question or challenge to the learners and either the teacher or leader of the group-taking note of all the possible answers/responses before discussing and evaluating them. The ideas generated make excellent springboards for discussion and problem solving. The technique is important because:

  • It stimulates meaningful discussion on a given issue or problem.
  • It stimulates creative thinking.
  • Many students are encouraged to respond to the question thus encouraging full participation from the learners.
  • It leads to the development of democratic principles in learners because they learn to express their ideas/feelings freely without any inhibitions.

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