Archive for the ‘generation Z’ Category

Generation Z will face a different career landscape. How do schools prepare students for the skills of creativity and openness to approach problem-solving in a world dominated by technology? This publication proposes cross-curricular activities as one way to approach more effective student training. This approach has deep roots in a project-based curriculum of middle schools, spanning different areas of the curriculum. Read more at https://www.eschoolnews.com/?p=187027?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

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Interesting reading, for sure!  Don’t miss out.  Read Why Generation X Might Be Our Last, Best Hope at https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/08/why-generation-x-might-be-our-last-best-hope

It is advisable to take into account the issues raised here:  http://www.ecampusnews.com/campus-administration/student-opinions-education/?ps=christel_broady@georgetowncollege.edu-00130000013Sb1T-0033000001DJN5U

Interesting considerations for strategic planning: http://www.ecampusnews.com/technologies/gen-z-education-274/2/

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While traditional textbooks remain ubiquitous in schools, teens in this survey now report that teachers are using more educational technology tools to facilitate learning, with four in 10 citing the use of Smartboards, digital textbooks, online videos and learning websites such as Khan Academy and Skillshare in the classroom.

Gen Z also has different learning style preferences from past generations. While they are very into DIYL (do-it-yourself-learning), these students also embrace peer-to-peer learning, with 80 percent reporting that they study with their friends and classmates. Fifty percent said they enjoy the element of leadership it presents, and 60 percent reported that it gives them the perfect way to exchange ideas and consider new perspectives.