[SolutionTree.com] This month, we are very excited to be joined by the wonderful Bena Kallick, co-founder of the Habits of Mind Institute, and author of the recent Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind, written with Allison Zmuda.
Last August, we wrote a blog post entitled “Meet Generation Alpha: Teaching the Newest Generation of Students.” In the post, we described the unique needs of the newest generation of learners entering our classrooms right now.
[SolutionTree.com] Learning-goal maps are a way to organize a learning experience that focuses on the demonstration of learning first, then aligns other elements of the experience accordingly. It also creates an opportunity to co-create with students using a student version of learning goal maps.
[SolutionTree.com] When we write and share ideas with the world, we hope it will inspire conversations and new questions about how our work will impact professional practices. This is especially true for blog posts, where we can push the envelope a little further and be provocateurs who launch discourse.
[SolutionTree.com] In our current contemporary educational landscape, it has become more important than ever to invite student voice into our curriculum and instructional decisions. Their voices invite opportunities for personalization, authenticity, buy-in, motivation, and increased performance.
[SolutionTree.com] In a previous blog post on why games work, we shared our three learner-engagement tenets from our book, The Quest for Learning. In this blog post, we’d like to revisit Learning Tenet One: 'The learner engages with relevant, worthy inquiries and experiences that are interesting or emotionally gripping.'
[SolutionTree.com] In our new book, The Quest for Learning we ask teachers to consider how they might make their instructional practices more contemporary. We’ve talked to literally hundreds of teachers as we explore some of the facets of “right now” interests and skills, and we’d like to share some of what we’ve discovered.