EDU 909 Understanding Today's Students
This course delves into the powerful societal and technological influences contributing to the development and perspectives of today's students. Culture and technology are contributing to changing worldviews, expectations, and practices in families, schools, and communities today. Students are learning in a world that is very different from what it was just a few decades ago.
Understanding Today's Students examines the attitudes, behaviors, and emotional and mental health of students. It exploresthe opportunities and challenges inherent in current parenting, education and technology trends. Strategies are discussed for effectively engaging, equipping, and empowering Generation Z (b. 1996-2012) learners.
*Participants in this course will have a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Incredibly relevant content that was very eye-opening for me. I would certainly consider this to be a top-5 Eduspire course!N.C., Special Education Teacher
It encouraged me to have a lot more understanding for the effects of technology on different generations.B.R., World Languages Teacher
I will be more mindful of my student's time spent on iPads, ensuring they spend equal amounts of time spent on tech as spent interacting with others.O.S., Special Education Teacher
The content really changed my perspective on children today, and I feel that I will now be able to serve this generation better in my classroom.A.S., Elementary Teacher
Practical knowledge and tips that can be applied immediately in my classroom and even personal lifeH.M., Special Education Teacher
SignificantlyT.E., Math Teacher
It really gave me a fresh perspective to consider the way our students' minds work in light of their longstanding and ongoing exposure to technology.M.S., Reading Specialist
This class was amazing! I have never taken another class like it. Learning about how generations have an effect on one another, how technology is impacting students and our society, the way technology is effecting our brains, and how we can help students growing up in a digital world was so helpful.P.G., Elementary Teacher
I have better insight on how my students brains work- digital natives.R.B., Social Studies Teacher
This course provided me with a wealth of knowledge about what students are currently experiencing and some of the reasons behind their behavior and issues.S.S.
Very insightful for today's student mindset, and the pitfalls and opportunities of technology!M.C., Language Arts Teacher
A greater understanding of the effects of technology on the student mind and development.M.C.
It will be helpful in allowing me to connect with today's students.A.F.
I am already trying to implement new ideas into my classes.A.R., Language Arts Teacher
This course was good at making me reflect on my students I have had in the past and my future students and how technology may or may not be perceived in their homes.D.C., Elementary Teacher
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