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Page 1: Teaching In An X,Y,Z World

Teaching in an X,Y,Z World

Lori Elliott

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Which Generation are You?

Generation X

Generation Y

Generation

Z

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Generation X

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Generation Y

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Generation Z

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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

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Acknowledgment

Teach students, not Content

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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?

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How long can you pay attention?

• Evironmental Factors

• Teacher’s Presentation Skills

• Learners’ Physiology

• Learners’ Internal Motivation

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Reality

• On average, adults can focus up to 15 minutes.

• Teens… eight to 10 minutes

• 12 and under even less

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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

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Answer

• Brain Breaks every 15 minutes

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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