Laura Davis

How Do You Connect Content to the Lives of Modern Students?

Discussion created by Laura Davis on May 7, 2018


Before joining NWEA as Senior Vice President of Strategic Solutions, Jason Mendenhall was teaching middle school english: trying to make classic works relevant to the lives of today’s students. Watch this short video and learn Jason’s thoughts on making learning a student-centered journey. Afterwards, ask yourself one of the following questions and share your response in the comments!


  • How do your students show inspiration and enthusiasm for learning?
  • How do you help your students to find what their unique interests and skills are?
  • How do you help your students to build a vision for their own futures?