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How to Leave Your Lesson: Why Good Closure Matters

The way a lesson ends affects a learner's ability to organize, evaluate and store the information. Because we're so focused on grabbing students' interest at the beginning of instruction, we often overlook the end of lessons, missing the opportunity for effective closure.

Education Update offers practical strategies for closing instruction well. One example is setting a timer that signals the end of instruction and the start of closure activities. This helps keep teachers accountable and students informed of next steps.

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