"SLANT" is a body language, a
behavior. It shows the teacher and your classmates you are
interested and involved in the learning. It keeps you more
alert and focused.
Both feet should be flat on the
floor, your back straight, your head up and facing the
speaker, and your hands on top of your desk.
Sitting with proper posture helps you pay better
attention to lessons, and interact more with discussions
Leaning forward will show you are
interested in the lesson and you are listening.
Stay on the topic and ask meaningful,
interested questions about the discussion and
activities. Your question might help others
understand the lesson better too.
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Nodding your head shows the teacher
you understand the lesson. It is a non-verbal
conversation between you and the teacher.
Communicate with the teacher both
during and after class to make sure you understand, get
extra help, check on your progress, or get missed
you are confused about something, ASK the teacher. Also attend
tutorials ~ they are there to help you.