Student engagement is one of the most fundamental requirements of learning. Without an engaged mind, everything else is futile.
Want to teach students empathy? Start by helping students themselves not, “How am I unique?” but rather “How are we the same?”
Some readers may think they dislike the process of reading but everyone loves ideas–and reading is a wonderful strategy to find them.
What motivates students? More specifically, what motivates them to be engaged at school to master the objective you’ve chosen for them?
Education also withholds permanent markers of performance until the end of a semester to motivate students and demonstrate control.
Lesson design will ideally meet the relative constraints and opportunities given by the learning circumstance.
Student-centered teaching is simply the process of teaching with student needs ‘first.’ Here are 15 examples of student-centered teaching.
6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School by Terry Heick & Jackie Gerstein For specific training and professional development around technology integration, contact TeachThought Professional Development to bring Jackie Gerstein and other TeachThought professionals to your school today. I took an excerpt from a recent post by Jackie, 6 Activities I Use To Build Connections…
What’s the difference between a teacher-centered and learner-driven classroom? A continuum of student choice in the classroom.
Understanding how to play the ‘count to 10’ team-building game is about rules, timing, and sequence. Engaged students should pick the game up quickly.
One simple icebreaker for kids is to ask them to improve something–a game, song, toy, etc. This encourages open-ended thinking and creativity.
One of the best ways to engage all students in your classroom is to give students an easy (and even anonymous) way to ask questions.
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