Personalizing the impersonal

This talk focuses on practical ideas for increasing challenge and engagement for learners through exploiting impersonal topics.

30 minutes

About the talk

Personalizing our lessons is regarded as positive but the side effect is a classroom where familiar topics are repeated, lack challenge and fail to engage students. I propose that we shouldn't be afraid to use more 'impersonal' topics with a focus on personalizing the task rather than the topic. It's a practical session with plenty of ideas to take away.

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