5 Ways to Improve Relevance in Our Classrooms Now
Part of being remarkable is that students believe your class and content applies to their life. On the 10 Minute Teacher, we want to help you be a more remarkable educator, so today, Denis Sheeran, author of Instant Relevance, Using Today's Experiences to Teach Tomorrow's Lessons, shares five ways we can become more relevant in our classrooms today.
Students need to feel like what they do relates to their daily lives. Here's how to relate!
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About Denis Sheeran
Denis Sheeran the author of two books for teachers, Instant Relevance, Using Today's Experiences to Teach Tomorrow's Lessons, and Hacking Mathematics: 10 Problems That Need Solving. He travels across the country delivering keynotes, full-day workshops, and small group professional development to teachers and administrators. Denis has a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics Education with a minor in Music and is pursuing his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction. Denis taught high school math, from Algebra to Advanced Placement, for thirteen years at Lake Forest High School in Lake Forest, Illinois and supervised the mathematics programs in Sparta, Edison, and Chatham NJ. Denis lives in Sparta, NJ with his wife, four children and his litter box trained dog, Scout.