When it comes to school work, Students may seem passive in and out of class. Well, they are because teachers are doing all the work. The coins can flip once the teachers step aside and allow the students to teach.
Teaching is a great way to learn. In fact, teachers are probably very good learners. They need to research a topic and find ways of presenting it to the class. Teachers invest the time required to study the material, so they can teach it to others. The focus on collecting and sharing the data. The skills teachers develop as a result of the process of gathering and presenting the material can be adopted by their students.
Why not switch the learning? Why not let the students do the work?