“learning” “meaning and relevance” “Changing the Way You Teach


“Meaning, like beauty, lies both within and outside us. The same experience might be more meaningful for some students than others because of differences in their interests, personal experiences, readiness, and existing relationship with the teacher and with what is being taught. That said, as learners, we all derive greater meaning from experiences that are engaging, relevant, and authentic.” “Meaningfulness relates to but is not the same as relevance. It concerns the extent to which…