5 Easy Ways To Engage Students In Learning

5 Easy Ways To Engage Students In Learning by Rachelle Dene Poth @teachthought | iGeneration – 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

5 Easy Ways To Engage Students In Learning by Rachelle Dene Poth As a teacher, I am always looking out for new ideas, tools, and innovative methods to engage more students in learning. Here are five ideas that I tried during the past few weeks as I sought different ways to have students connect, …

Lifelong Learning in the Freelance Economy

Lifelong Learning in the Freelance Economy – e-Learning Feeds

Half the American workforce will be freelancers within a decade, according to the Freelancing in America survey released earlier this month. “The growth of the freelance workforce is three times faster than the traditional workforce,” said Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork, the survey’s sponsor along with the Freelancers Union.

A List of 6 Powerful Pathways for Encouraging Lifelong Learning

A List of 6 Powerful Pathways for Encouraging Lifelong Learning

Every teacher has a dream of encouraging lifelong learning in all their learners. They will not rest until their students shine. When you think of it, this seems like such a tall order but it really isn’t. It happens by osmosis when you demonstrate you are as passionate and curious a learner as you want your kids to be.

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions

Having essential questions drive curriculum and learning has become core to many educators’ instructional practices. Grant Wiggins, in his work on Understanding By Design, describes an essential question as: A meaning of “essential” involves important questions that recur throughout one’s life. Such questions are broad in scope and timeless by nature.