At Auburn, we believe that learning should extend beyond the formal classroom setting. Students should experience explicit opportunities to connect their academic content to the authentic activities and tasks they complete in their daily life. Educators must practice not just imagining what those connections can be but also developing home learning components.
During the Summer 2020 session, we challenged our undergraduate pre-service teachers to develop activity plans that highlight the academic content in an applicable home context. Through these activity plans, we want to provide elementary students with meaningful learning experiences that can be completed in the home. Our goal is to provide learning opportunities that prove that learning at home works.
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Martina P. McGhee, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Elementary Education
Last modified: July 23, 2020