Teachers are not born, they are created; they are taught how to teach (DeYoung, 2015). However, learning to teach does not always produce an effective teacher. Learning to teach needs to develop in tandem with developing the characteristics of an effective teacher (Gardner, 2014).
Effective teaching methods for fostering student engagement must be tailored to generational learning needs (Werth & Werth, 2011). You will encounter multiple generations in your classrooms. Reflecting back on your own educational experience and articles you have found, how have things changed in nursing education, and how would you adopt changes to become an effective nurse educator of millennials in your future classroom?