Mindfulness is more relevant to educators than ever with the growth of technology and the increased distractions that come with it. Incorporating mindfulness techniques in the classroom can improve mental, physical and emotional health.
Authentic project-based learning involves connecting students with global learning opportunities so they can learn how to collaborate to solve problems, express themselves appropriately and develop their advocacy skills.
Each year more of our students become tethered to electronic devices for communication, entertainment and information. This connectivity opens up a channel to learning, but it also invites a barrage of media messages that students must learn to interpret.
In Wisconsin, the goal of the Digital Learning and Technology team is to help our state’s educators leverage digital tools to increase student engagement and outcomes, rather than to develop educators’ capacities to use any one specific device or piece of hardware.
When establishing experimental design challenges, it’s important to provide students with opportunities to analyze the problem and establish the criteria and constraints they’re faced with as they address a challenge.
If the digital age has taught us anything, it’s that everything we know is subject to change. No matter what field you work in, today’s best practices could be tomorrow’s bad habits. Fads flare up and fade out. Long accepted facts become debunked myths.
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