Share with students the goal of the lesson and give students several choices as to how they can meet that goal. Discuss with students the pros and cons of each approach so that students can make intelligent decisions. Show students how to take into account their learning style preference, their resources, the amount of time they have available, and their skill set when making these choices.
Demonstrate to students several different ways that they can solve a problem or complete an assignment. Discuss with students the advantages and disadvantages of each approach and allow them to choose which approach they will take. Ask them to explain their choice as a part of the assignment.
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