In the two decades prior to the turn of this century, it became increasingly evident that we were encountering a different kind of learner in our schools. Once that educators were ill prepared to educate. As the tail end of Generation Y prepares to enter college, I think it’s important for us to look back on what we’ve learned about facilitating learning for this cohort and its implications for the future.
A recent blog post on CampusAuction.com sums it up nicely. While this is a marketing company, they have taken their cues from academic research and have a really good grasp on what we as educators need to know about our students. Check it out.
While you’re there you might want to check out their Better World Video Contest