Teaching In An X,Y,Z World

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  • 1. Teaching in an X,Y,Z World Lori Elliott
  • 2. Which Generation are You? Generation X Generation Y Generation Z
  • 3. Generation X
  • 4. Generation Y
  • 5. Generation Z
  • 6. How to Bridge the Generation Gap
    • Reduce or remove any trace of threat from the learning situation
    • Make content meaningful for students
    • Promote physical stimulation to keep brains alert
    • Use social interaction to assist understanding and recall
  • 7. Acknowledgment Teach students, not Content
  • 8. Crest of the Wave
    • Students need lessons full of dramatic action, sudden changes, and shifting points of view to hold their attention and keep them learning.
    • WHY?
  • 9. How long can you pay attention?
    • Evironmental Factors
    • Teachers Presentation Skills
    • Learners Physiology
    • Learners Internal Motivation
  • 10. Reality
    • On average, adults can focus up to 15 minutes.
    • Teens eight to 10 minutes
    • 12 and under even less
  • 11. What do we remember?
    • Material at the start of class the first 10-15 minutes
    • Very little in the middle
    • Some points from the last moments of the lesson or class
  • 12. Answer
    • Brain Breaks every 15 minutes
  • 13. Ideas
    • Press/Release
    • Teach directly to the Point.
    • Vary tone and inflection
    • Stand and stretch
    • Tell a story
    • Play a 30 second game
    • Two minutes to edit notes or write reflection