Yet do we socialize students from the very beginning to be confident lifelong learners? We might not.
All Blog Posts With student engagement Tag or Category
August 25, 2015
August 24, 2015
Teachers can design pathways that improve the arc of students' and schools' performance, says Susan Fairchild of New Visions for Public Schools.
August 24, 2015
Poll respondents ranked student engagement and hope at the top of a list of signs of schools' success, well above standardized test results.
August 20, 2015
A new set of online lessons aims to help schools and parents apply research about growth mindsets in practical ways.
August 19, 2015
Powerful project-based learning experiences can be through ten strategies that includes the opportunity to create something of value, beauty and importance for the world can be captivating. Student engagement is vital for motivation, persistence, and deeper learning. In this blog we highlight strategies from leading educators, schools and districts.
August 12, 2015
To help his students understand and design their own simple machines, 2nd grader teacher Jason DeLuca activates their prior knowledge and integrates whole-body movement into his lesson.
August 07, 2015
Adoptive families sometimes feel overlooked or stigmatized by schools, they say. And those actions can threaten to jeopardize efforts to engage parents and to make sure students feel safe and supported in the classroom.
August 05, 2015
We are so hung up on our beliefs that we are always looking for research that will support our opinions, and never really take the time to look for research that will debunk our opinions.
August 02, 2015
Observations on teaching and learning are one of the most important places for principals and teachers to create a partnership, but it doesn't always happen. For principals who want to take the process seriously, there are 4 areas to focus on.
July 30, 2015
A New York City program opens the city's resources--and possibilities--for youths, writes Kathleen Cushman.