Educators seek to prepare students for the future — to equip them with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that will help them become productive, reflective, responsible members of their communities as they move into adulthood. But no one can predict the kind of future that awaits them. So how can educators shape learning experiences that prepare students for an uncertain future?
Teaching for Understanding is an approach to curriculum design that goes beyond the simple relay of information to help students develop transferable knowledge and skills that they can apply in situations they have never encountered before.
In this course, educators will become familiar with Teaching for Understanding and develop lessons that will foster deeper, more transferable learning in any environment.