The Brains of K-12 Students Come Prewired for EdTech

Spread the loveForget the books. Save your paper and pencils for Art Projects. Generation Z students, born in the late 1990s to the present, have grown up with Laptops, iPads, and smartphones. Their brains have evolved to process more information at faster speeds than previous generations of learners. Getting and keeping their attention presents a challenge, yet we tend to ignore what triggers their motivation. We talk at them and hand them a thick textbook full of words. What differentiates the human brain is its neocortex, the frontal lobe which can absorb and store more bits of information than the … Continue reading The Brains of K-12 Students Come Prewired for EdTech