Motivating and Engaging 21st Century Adolescents: Grades 6-12 – No. 115

What are the classroom conditions that motivate and engage our 21st century learners? What are the assignments that cultivate curiosity and foster collaborative peer relationships? This e-course examines the research that supports engaging classroom talk, questioning and self-expression through strategy, technology and effective teacher facilitation. Participants will leave this e-course with multiple resources to aid in motivating and engaging the 21st century adolescent learners in their classrooms.

Course Outcomes:

  • Understand the classroom conditions necessary for 21st century learners to become motivated and engaged.
  • Resource and create collaborative assignments that incorporate hybrid methods of teaching and learning.
  • Plan for and implement strategies for effective facilitation of a motivating curriculum.