Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume – EdSurge News

Discover morehigher ed stories and resources Visit Us A love for avocado lattes and Snapchat filters are just a few of the stereotypes following Millennials these days. But students are now pushing back on these generational generalizations, noting that assumptions regarding their attitudes, hobbies, and abilities are hurting them academically.

Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters!

Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters!

Are you keeping up? Are we keeping up? The dominant narrative about education says no. Teachers perpetually lag behind other more innovative fields, maybe by as much as a 100 or 150 years, depending on who you listen to. But there is no reason to believe such a narrative is true, and every reason to examine how it retains its hegemony.

Teaching 21st Century Skills For 21st Century Success Requires An Ecosystem Approach

Teaching 21st Century Skills For 21st Century Success Requires An Ecosystem Approach

It is almost universally acknowledged that in order to succeed in the 21st century, students must learn much more than the “three Rs” and basic computer competency. The term “21st century skills” is used often in educational circles to refer to a range of abilities and competencies that go beyond what has traditionally been taught in the classroom, including problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation.

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

Comprehension strategies are conscious plans – sets of steps that good readers use to make sense of text. Comprehension strategy instruction helps students become purposeful, active readers who are in control of their own reading comprehension. These seven strategies have research-based evidence for improving text comprehension.