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Download Educating the Net Generation online Books

Santa Monica Press

English - 172 pages - ISBN-10: 1595800239 - ISBN-13: 9781595800237

2/5 by 61 votes


Educating the Net Generation: How to Engage Students in the 21st Century addresses the national problem of escalating high-school dropout rates and student disengagement, and offers solutions as to how to best involve students of the millennial generation. The book examines the unique characteristics of the Net Generation and explains how the educational expectations and needs of the Net Generation differ from their Gen-X parents and Baby Boomer grandparents. It also looks at why many students resist engaging in formalized education in schools and ultimately drop out. Chapters featuring student interviews and photographs synthesize the perspectives of current high school students regarding their experiences, beliefs, and thoughts on learning, while a parallel set of parent interviews reveals what parents feel is important in their child’s education and how they would like to see schools engage their children in learning. Recommendations for changes in school policy and the financial investment critical to turning the situation around are also included, along with an inventory/ checklist for parents, teachers, and school administrators to determine if their individual school environment has what it takes to keep students motivated and engaged.

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John Ivan

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

John Craig

Exciting to read and hard to put down

Ivan Tremblay

Good book

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