Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation

Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation

Strategies and Apps That Work

By: Ian Jukes, Ryan L. Schaaf, Nicky Mohan

Foreword by: Ted McCain

Discover how to cultivate effective 21st century classrooms to ensure student success in the modern world.

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Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation

Cultivate effective 21st century classrooms. Teachers and administrators must respond to the digital bombardment students face to ensure their success in the 21st century world. Explore the differences in students neurological processing from previous generations, investigate the nine critical attributes of digital learners, and discover practical strategies for making learning relevant, engaging, and fun through digital activities.

  • Understand how the digital generations exposure to technology is rewiring their brains and the challenge this rewiring creates for educators.
  • Identify learning attributes unique to 21st century students, and gain strategies to support each attribute.
  • Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of different digital tools, and learn to use each in teaching, learning, and assessing.
  • Learn why the digital generation must be engaged and taught differently than previous generations to ensure learning.
  • Select the traditional teaching practices that can be integrated with digital technology to best educate students
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    Product Code: BKF644

    ISBN: 9781936763818

    Published By: Solution Tree

    Page Count: 184

“Having to teach in the age of digital bombardment has created an enormous challenge for teachers....This book is full of practical ideas about how to engage kids who have been fundamentally altered by online digital experiences. It is a lifeline for teachers dealing with all the pressures of modern classrooms who must now also figure out how to reach new generations of learners.”

Ted McCain, associate director for Canada for the Thornburg Center

“Jukes, Schaaf, and Mohan have hit the nail on the head. This book reads like a user's guide for the digital generation. Students may look the same, but their brains and learning styles have changed. Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation validates that change and provides a bevy of useful tools and strategies on how to reach these learners. But it doesn't stop there. This book also provides insights into how we can stay connected with kids in an era of over-connectedness.”

Carl Hooker, director of innovation & digital learning, Eanes Independent School District, Texas

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    This book addresses many of the common concerns educators have regarding the use of technology by the digital native generation. It provides an understanding of how they interact with their devices, why they interact this way, and how we can use that knowledge to create better learning environments for our students. It also outlines the importance of teaching students how to use the all of the resources available to them. Quick read with excellent discussion topics.

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