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At all levels of learning, meaningful work is outcome of an environment that supports students as they solve new and hard problems, work together as a cohort, and connect their learning to life. This sort of environment is not only necessary for students to thrive, but also faculty.
In our series in early 2020, faculty across campus shared their approaches to creating a meaningful environment. While methods varied by discipline, the foundational pedagogy was remarkably similar and can be adapted to any class.
During March 2020 and a switch to remote instruction, fostering joy, creativity, and meaning became more challenging. As we become more accustomed to our new world of mixed modality teaching, hopefully there will be more mental space to return to a space where we are all more joyous about teaching and learning.
Games foster an atmosphere in which students want to learn because they:
Empower your students by:
Motivate your students by:
Surprise students by: