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Zach Buckley

Zach Buckley is a freelance writer based in the Midwest. Having graduated from high school in the year 2000, he belongs to the millennial generation. Zach holds a bachelor’s degree in history and political science and a master’s degree in communication. He enjoys exploring developing trends in education, technology and culture. When he isn’t reading or writing blogs, he enjoys sampling good music and good food. You can get a hold of him at zachbuckley2@gmail.com

Oct 042012
 

Forget the term Millennials, Generation X or even “the kids these days.” The term “Generation Self-Serve” might be more appropriate. Children growing up now are the first generation to experience “self-service” to the extent that their parents have demanded–or grudgingly accepted–these new experiences. From filling up the car with gas and scanning and bagging your […]

Jul 272012
 
The Significance of Gaming in Education

Education is forever changing. As students are exposed to new technologies and trends, they adapt their learning styles accordingly, and educators must modify their instructional techniques in order to keep up. One of the technological developments affecting education in the last several decades is the video game. Gaming has not only changed the way students […]

Jul 212012
 
Give Students a Voice Through Blogging

Writing is one of the key skills that students, particularly those in high school, need to put effort into developing. Rather than assigning boring reports or essays, one of the best ways to help students write is to give them a chance to write about the things they are genuinely interested in. As students head […]

May 182012
 
The School Year is Over—Now Have a Productive Summer!

For some students, the arrival of summer means the opportunity to lounge around and do — well — pretty much nothing. While it can be tempting to allow the dog days of summer to flow by in a blur of inactivity and laziness, doing so often isn’t the best idea. If you give in to […]

May 152012
 
Adaptive Learning and the Non-Traditional Student

Guest blogger, author and contributor of this post is Zach Buckley.  Zach Buckley is a freelance writer who is interested in exploring the intersection of culture, science and education.  He lives in the Midwest and enjoys music, literature and good food.   The average modern student is no longer average. Today, students come from all […]

Apr 122012
 
The Times They are a-Changin': How Gen Y Changed the Way We Learn

(Zach Buckley is new to the adaptivelearnin community. The article below is his first contribution. He adds insight into technology and generation Y. I’m from generation X, so reading his prospective is enlightening. Welcome Zach and enjoy his contribution!)   Generation Y refers to those of us born in the late 80s to mid-90s, who […]

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