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What is School? “Embracing Student Interests”

#whatisschool is excited to welcome Nathan Stevens to co-host this week’s chat with me. We will be discussing embracing student interests.

We talk about engagement but how do we really get the student’s attention. How do we create an experience that grabs hold of students interest and attention? Join us as we look at how to use a student’s non-school interests to increase learning.

Remember that our chat times for around the world are: (updated 2 October 2017)

  • Thursday 4pm Pacific Time
  • Thursday 6pm Central Time
  • Thursday 7pm ET 
  • Thursday 11pm GMT
  • Friday 12am CET
  • Friday 7am Singapore/WA (Perth) Time
  • Friday 10am AEDT
  • Friday 12pm NZT

Make sure you put this week’s chat in your diary and if you are not already signed up to our ‘Remind’ notifications – click here. We will send you an email or a FREE SMS just before our chat begins :)

Join the conversation on Thursday 12 October 7pm ET (Thursday 11pm GMT, Friday 10am AEDT, 12pm NZT, 7am Singapore) as we discuss What Is School? #whatisschool

Questions #whatisschool, October 12, 2017 7PM EDT

1) What do you like to do when you are doing the ‘Non-school’ thing?

2) Do you use any of those interests in your classroom? If so, how?

3) Do you ask your students what they like to do when they are ‘non-schooling’ – what are typical answers?

4) How have you taken some of these activities and integrated them into your classroom?

5) What has been the student response to the integration of the interests?

6) Who are people that excel at integrating Student interests into the classroom? Let’s connect & engage!

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Craig Kemp

Craig Kemp

I am a passionate Head of Educational Technology at a large International School in Singapore. I am a lifelong learner, dream creator and thought leader. I love to inspire others and find inspiration. Co-founder of #whatisschool, #asiaED edchats and #pubPD.

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