Understanding the Adolescent Brain: How to Improve Education For Teens
The transition to adolescence in regards to education is a complicated study, because although learning works the same way it does in younger years, there are a number of emotional factors that make the learning process much different in middle and high school years compared to elementary. In order for teachers to adapt to teaching teens, they need to understand the things that are happening to their students internally.
What is Blended Learning?
Many schools have begun to incorporate blended learning into their curriculums, but what is it? Blended learning, also known as blended education, flipping the classroom, or hybrid learning, is the integration of online lessons and face-to-face classroom learning to improve the learning process and personalize learning for each student.
Some schools use blended learning as a way for students to review lessons, track their in-class performance and review supporting materials for lessons. Websites like Blackboard and Moodle support these functions. Other blended learning software that incorporates personalized learning includes Knewton And DreamBox. The point is to incorporate more interactive learning materials to increase students
Is your school starting to think about your next strategic plan? It’s often tempting to say, “We’re on top of this. We pretty much know what it should contain, already.” In this podcast, Peggy Conver and Andy Mozenter remind us that a wide-open process can unify a community at a whole new level of innovation and excitement.
Are you starting a strategic planning process soon? One important question is whether you’ll hire an outside consultant or not. In this podcast, Peggy Conver and Andy Mozenter detail all the ways a consultant can step in to partner with you (not to do it for you). A good consultant can help you get the job done — on time and at a transformational level.