Future-Focused Learning: Ten Essential Shifts of Everyday Practice
Future-Focused Learning details ten core shifts of practice—along with simple microshifts—you can use with your students immediately, regardless of your core curriculum or instructional pedagogy.
Incorporating any shifts into your teaching methods requires careful documentation and reflection. The 10 Shifts of Practice available to you are as follows:
- Essential and Herding Questions
- Connection Through Context and Relevance
- Learning is Personalized
- Challenge of Higher-Order Tasks
- Information Fluency Research Component
- Process Oriented Using the Essential Fluencies
- Learning Intentions are Clear
- Learner-Creation Focus
- Assessment is Mindful
- Self and/or Peer Assessed
Explore topics in student-centered learning competencies such as project-based learning, essential questions, STEM education, and digital skills. Study over 50 specific examples of classroom microshifts that make the larger shifts in practice simple to achieve as a collective group. These proven shifts offer a clear pathway for taking the great work you are already doing and making it exceptional.
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