The Innovative Educator: Keeping it real. Ideas for Schools, Educators, and Students.
In his new book, “Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning,” Marc Prensky says that relevant isn’t enough. Instead when it comes to learning, we must always keep it real. Keeping it real means that there is a perceived connection by the students, at every moment between what they are learning and their ability to use that learning to do something useful in their world.