ENTICE is an important teaching step in getting students' focus and attention by activating prior knowledge.
Transform surface learning into a deep, successful learning event by using direct interventions.
Generate, compare and connect with the new knowledge received using engaging encounters.
EMBRACE is the final step for reflecting, connecting and retaining the knowledge gained.
Collaboration and student learning are powerful combinations that can create higher scores and higher achievement for all participants. More evidence is suggesting that knowledge gained in collaborative learning has more lasting impact and retention than content learned in an individual setting. Collaborative learning allows a learner's belief system to be challenged as new information and experiences provided by others conflict with their current perceptions, values and opinions. To analyze, assess and solve problems using new information and encounters in a collaborative manner increases critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving skills as well as the social intelligence needed for future success in the workplace. The LC small group tools and processes provided will help establish small groups and small group leadership roles quickly and efficiently.