Can't Keep Students Engaged?
For any teacher, the hardest thing to keep is a student’s attention. In a world of Tik Toks and tweets, attention spans are at an all-time low, and the days of expecting students to read full chapters or watch documentaries at home are long over. Even getting a student’s attention in the first place can be an uphill battle. From Google Classroom to Canvas, students won’t log into anything unless prompted regularly. When tools work, teachers are forced to spend a lot of time and energy designing, deploying, and assessing learning. The tool itself shouldn’t become the lesson. Scott, a high school history teacher based in LA, understood this.Read Story