Teaching for Lifelong Learning

How to Prepare Students for a Changing World

Elliott Seif, PhD ’71, wants to help you develop students into curious explorers and independent thinkers with his latest book Teaching for Lifelong Learning. With this resource, you will explore a lifelong learning approach to education as well as key goals for educational success. Explore many practical ways to improve instruction and assessment that will empower students to not only thrive in the classroom today but also deftly navigate an uncertain and changing world.

  • Understand the importance of developing curious explorers, independent thinkers, and a growth mindset in students.
  • Learn steps, approaches, and specific activities for implementing a four-phase instructional framework.
  • Learn why diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments are all important elements of a lifelong learning education.
  • Know what to look for when analyzing, choosing, or designing a new curriculum for lifelong learning.
  • Explore many lifelong learning education examples from various disciplines and grade levels across elementary, middle school, and high school classrooms.