Over the last decade, there has been an ongoing debate over the impact of the constant stream of texts, emails, instant messages and status updates has on students. While some harkened that technological evolutions signalled the end of progress for mankind, and reported on a doomsday kind of future where whole generations can only speak in hashtags, the opposite seems to be occurring.
There’s no doubt that improved classroom engagement boosts students grades and overall successes in school. Being engaged can help with behaviour, attention, and homework, as well as a study both in and out the classroom. However, engaging students isn’t always easy, and some can be hard to reach. The following methods are all designed around promoting engagement in the classroom, which will, in turn, enhance their achievements, potentially throughout their academic career.
Studying for a degree now costs more than it ever has in the past. We’ve come a long way since the 70’s, where you could get a year of tuition for under $500, in some cases. Modern students want to make sure they’re spending their money wisely. Here’s how you can make them feel their degrees are worth what they’re paying.