How to make lessons matter beyond the final exam

01/24/2014 | Edutopia.org

Many students forget about classroom lessons after the final exam. To prevent this, teachers should engage in "relevant learning," writes educator and author Allen Mendler, who offers three strategies to make lessons more valuable to students. In this blog post, he suggests using humor, connecting learning to life goals and admitting that all of the answers may not be clear at the moment.

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