Numerous studies underscore the importance of student engagement and its impact on attendance and achievement; however, engaging students at this point in the school year can often feel like a challenge. What can you do?
Start with this month's featured resource, which includes 16 practical strategies for student engagement. These strategies, which range from highlighting student work to crafting a scavenger hunt, can work for multiple content areas and grade levels. Each suggestion here can get you started — and we're here to offer additional support as you continue to re-imagine engagement in your classroom.
As educators, our job is to help students succeed academically, while also nurturing their social and emotional health — two tasks that are often in conflict with one another. This month's featured resource, which is designed to help you identify and respond to student pressures, can help you find effective ways to both educate and care for your students.
By identifying the pressures that impact students, and understanding how you can respond to them — both structurally and relationally — you can help create a more socially and emotionally responsive environment.
Data-driven instruction can dramatically improve student achievement. By engaging in consistent and thoughtful analysis of student data, you can gather valuable insights into the strengths and struggles of your students, and determine how to best differentiate your instruction.
Get started with one of our favorite protocols, What, So What, Now What to help jumpstart your inquiry process.
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