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August 24, 2015

Student Engagement, Hope Outrank Tests as Measures of Schools' Success, Poll Finds

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

Mindset Kit Aims to Put Research on Growth Mindset, Engagement to Work

A new set of online lessons aims to help schools and parents apply research about growth mindsets in practical ways.

August 19, 2015

Ten Powerful Project-Based Learning Engagement Strategies

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.

June 15, 2015

Could Parents Be Allies in Schools' Efforts to Build Growth Mindsets in Students?

New materials aim to teach parents about the research behind schools' growth mindset work.

March 26, 2015

Study Questions Link Between Engagement, Achievement—Or Does It?

Countries noted for superior performance on international academic tests also rank below the United States on student engagement, an analysis finds. Does this mean engagement isn't so important?

March 17, 2015

Leaders Tell of Supporting Families, Engaging Students, Inspiring Black Boys

In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.

February 03, 2015

Culture First: Setting the Table for Deeper Learning

A Massachusetts school succeeds by "sweating the small stuff" and engaging students in authentic learning experiences.

February 02, 2015

Would You Know Deeper Learning If You Saw It?

The director of publications for Expeditionary Learning identifies the characteristics of classrooms in which deeper learning is happening.

August 11, 2014

Cultivation of Curiosity in Children Linked to Later Aptitude in Science

When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?

July 30, 2014

App Aims to Boost Comprehension by Putting E-Books to Music

A startup that combines cinema-style soundtracks with the texts of popular books claims to be "transforming reading the way sound transformed silent film."

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