Ideas for co-creating lessons with students based on their interests

06/25/2014 | Edutopia.org

Teachers can tap into students' interests to help co-create learning experiences, writes Matt Levinson, head of the Upper Division, Marin Country Day School, in California. In this blog post, he provides an example of how this can be used in a history classroom. Students work in pairs to search for information on the unit and engage in debate about topics the class should study -- all intended to allow students to co-create with their teachers and "buy-in" with the lessons, he writes.

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