Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
Helping every student experience meaningful, deep learning is a constant challenge, in no small part because no two learners are alike. To reach students who are particularly challenged — whether because of their ability to speak English or some other reason — educators can find a way in by tapping into students’ interests and passion.
Internships in the community can be a great way to show students the value of learning and bring their passions back into the classroom.
Every student has the capacity for rich, meaningful learning experiences. How can educators tap into the motivation that helps drive a love of learning in students? They key might be found in the “deeper learning” movement.