A Framework for Engaging Minds and Nurturing Thinkers in Grades 6–12
Fully engage students by first introducing a problem and then empowering learners to solve it using creativity, innovation, collaboration, and other essential skills. Gain instructional methods that foster whole-mind learning, boost student engagement, and prepare learners for the modern workforce with 21st century skills.
A teacher’s guide to boosting student engagement with the instructional method of problems-first learning
The educational pattern of lecture, listen, and forget is deeply ingrained in schools. In this user-friendly resource, author Ted McCain offers a compelling alternative that flips lessons on their heads: the problems-first instructional method. Using this method, you will fully engage students by first introducing a problem and then empowering learners to solve it using creativity, innovation, collaboration, and other essential skills.
- Identify the need for instructional change in the current educational system.
- Consider the transferrable skills students need for solving problems in the workplace and in life outside the classroom.
- Study the benefits of a problems-first teaching style.
- Learn to implement problems-first methods into existing classrooms.
- Understand how this method teaches seven essential 21st century skills highly desired in the modern workforce.
- Discover how to introduce role-play into the classroom and broaden lessons to encompass whole-mind learning and boost student engagement.
Product Code: BKF944
Published By: Solution Tree