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The Quest for Learning: How to Maximise Student Engagement

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The Quest for Learning: How to Maximise Student Engagement pairs
teacher and student as they embark on a learning journey customised to a
students' abilities, needs and interests. The authors propose that engaging
students with relevant, worthy inquiries; emotionally gripping experiences;
clear goals; right-sized, actionable steps; and social, collaborative
opportunities grows their expertise and allows them to own their learning.
Using The Quest for Learning, teachers will guide students to choose a quest
design type and pursue lines of inquiry, design or play games, or communicate
with peers and experts in online and physical spaces. Through questing, teachers
encourage students to flourish into the problem solvers, creators and critical
thinkers necessary to thrive in the 21st century.

The Quest for Learning: How to Maximise Student Engagement pairs teacher and student as they embark on a learning journey customised to a students’ abilities, needs and interests. Authors Marie Alcock, Michael Fisher and Allison Zmuda propose that engaging students with relevant, worthy inquiries; emotionally gripping experiences; clear goals; right-sized, actionable steps; and social, collaborative opportunities grows their expertise and allows them to own their learning. Using The Quest for Learning, teachers will guide students to choose a quest design type – (1) questions, (2) game or (3) network – and pursue lines of inquiry, design or play games, or communicate with peers and experts in online and physical spaces. Through questing, teachers encourage students to flourish into the problem solvers, creators and critical thinkers necessary to thrive in the 21st century.

After reading this book, F–12 teachers will:

  • understand how questing expands on individualisation, differentiation and project-based learning
  • form partnerships with students that lead to co-teaching and co-learning
  • hook students’ interest with attention grabbing ideas
  • design quests with students, determine checkpoints and help students reflect on their journey
  • use formative assessment templates to engage learners.
  • Allison Zmuda

    Allison Zmuda

  • Marie Alcock

    Marie Alcock

  • Michael Fisher

    Michael Fisher

  • Heidi Hayes Jacobs

    Heidi Hayes Jacobs

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Additional Information

SKU SOT5893
ISBN 9781760565893
Publish date 09/04/2018
ascd video No