4MAT Learning Strategies
4MAT is based on research from:
- The purpose 4MAT is a simple and potent instructional model for designing and facilitating adult learning in schools.
- The 4MAT method is especially effective for increasing learner motivation, retention, application, and extension of learning.
The purpose of 4MAT is for:
- More dialogue, less monologue
- More interactive exchange of information than just giving information
- Greater appreciation for diversity as a positive outcome to enhance learning
- A deeper sense of responsibility for student motivation
- A new urgency for creating curiosity and interest