Motivating and Engaging 21st Century Adolescents

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 the classroom.

Course Outcomes:

  • Recognize and defend the classroom conditions necessary for 21st century learners to become motivated and engaged
  • Identify resources and modify them to collaborative assignments that incorporate hybrid methods of teaching and learning
  • Choose and implement strategies for effective facilitation of a motivating curriculum