Reaching the “ME” Generation

Me Generation

In recent years, the “ME Generation” that has descended upon our classrooms is noticeably different than that of past generations. This group has grown up with a perpetual (and almost instantaneous) connection to their peers, helicopter parents hovering overhead, and standardized test scores defining their perception of success; resulting in a group of students with strong self images, an intolerance for criticism, and the perception that everything (including the classroom) can be customized to meet their individual needs.

So, how do we connect with this new type of student, without compromising the standards, rigor, and principles that are necessary for their success?

Read more on the Cengage Learning blog.

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