by Janice Florent
It is hard for students to remain focused and engaged with all the digital distractions out there. This is especially true for students taking online classes.
In a recent Edudemic article, Rony Zarom wrote:
There is no silver bullet for keeping students engaged in the online classroom, there are many simple things educators can do to improve their chances of success.
Rony lists four ways educators can examine their online learning approach for student success. They are:
- Assess skills early and set goals
- Give students a variety of ways to learn
- Prevent the "zone out" effect
- Establish flex class learning options
If this has piqued your interest, you can read more in his article 4 Ways to Turn Distracted Students into Engaged Learners.