- Educators know that interactive instructional approaches are more likely to engage students, but they must integrate technology in meaningful ways
- Gamifying lessons can help students focus while increasing engagement
- Turn lectures into back-and-forth conversations between teachers and students
- Consider peer instruction
Educators who want to reach students who favor interactive communication know that integrating digital tools into their lesson plans can be an effective strategy, and many have incorporated technology tools into the classroom in one way or another.
But to make a real difference, educators have to integrate technology in a meaningful way. It’s not sufficient to just use social media platforms as an alternate communication venue or post schedules on a class Facebook page.
So how can educators use technology in a more meaningful way? Following are three methods educators are successfully using to connect with a new generation of students in the classroom.