Students often look at the teacher and ask, “why is this important?” Students wonder what a subject means! George Couros talks about how to make learning meaningful in our classroom. When he says that innovative classrooms have less classroom management issues, I've found this to be true!
Welcome to episode 299 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, George Couros and I discuss how to make meaningful learning experiences. This is the eighth aspect of the Innovator's mindset. Check out the full series.
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In this episode, you'll learn:
- How can we make more meaningful learning experiences for teachers?
- Can innovation experiences improve classroom management?
- How can we make time for innovation in the curriculum?
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[callout]George Couros is joining us for a series of shows on Every Classroom Matters where we talk about the eight characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset (George’s new book.) This is part 8 of the series. See the full series here. [/callout]
Host: Vicki Davis
Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher is a full-time classroom teacher in Camilla, Georgia. Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world. Vicki has created more than 30 global collaborative projects, programmed apps with her students, and is now shooting a full-length movie with her digital film class. Read more about her here.
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