As a teacher, I love when my students ask questions, but the one that used to break my heart was, “Will this be on the test?”

I’m thrilled to tell you I rarely hear that anymore and no, it’s not because today I’m teaching more adults than children. Trust me: adult learners can ask that question just as much—if not more—than their children

The reason this question comes up so infrequently in my classrooms today is because of a very genuine change in the design of my pedagogy. All that I design and teach is built upon a cross-curricular base to infuse...

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  • About the Author:

    Kimberly Greene, Ed.D. teaches online for Brandman University’s School of Education. Along with her work as a pre-K–12 classroom and studio teacher, Dr. Greene’s professional history includes serving as the Director of Education for Michael Milken’s Knowledge Kids Network as well as a consultant on educational media issues for such companies as LeapFrog Toys and Honda of America.