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Use cross-curricular connections to increase lesson relevancy

By March 11, 2024No Comments

January 2024 | By connecting lessons to students’ lives, teachers can make material more relatable and support deeper learning, write McREL’s director of consulting, Meagan Taylor, and McREL senior consultant, Tonia Gibson. To do this, educators should start by getting to know their students’ cultural backgrounds and experiences, they explain in the EdWeek Classroom Q&A column with Larry Ferlazzo. Meagan and Tonia then share several tips and examples for fostering connections to support engagement and motivation.

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