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Improving Teacher and Student Engagement Through Creativity

Edsurge

Creativity helps develop a deeper sense of learning, yet we keep our “creative” units until after state testing is over. Recently, I met with two education leaders to discuss how to improve teacher and student engagement through creativity. Just as the learning has to be meaningful to students, it must also be for adults.

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The 4 Things You Should Be Looking for to Measure Student Engagement

Edthena

Counting the number of raised student hands to measure student engagement? There’s a lot more to understanding the engagement of a strong classroom, according to professional learning expert Jim Knight. Student engagement can take many forms. Are students doing the task presented to them?

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A 5-Step Plan to Improve Professional Learning in Your School

Edsurge

We must commit to creating meaningful, purposeful professional learning experiences for our educators. We must commit to creating meaningful, purposeful professional learning experiences for our educators. From there, you can construct a solid professional learning plan for your team.

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Assessing the Value of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB's)

A Principal's Reflections

In many cases, every classroom is outfitted, as well as conference rooms and professional learning spaces. Many of the devices even come with excellent software packages that can be used to increase student engagement.

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System for Educational Transformation (SET)

A Principal's Reflections

Lastly, a commitment to continuous improvement and data-driven decision-making is essential to drive positive changes and enhance the quality of education for all students within the district. Regular assessment and data-driven decision-making further support the development and implementation of effective teaching strategies.

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New Mexico’s Aztec Municipal School District Renews Multiyear Partnership Driving Student Engagement in Science  

eSchool News

This renewed collaboration ensures students and teachers in the district’s K-5 classrooms will continue to use the company’s award-winning Mystery Science service to drive deeper student engagement in science instruction. Editable, ready-to-use worksheets and assessments are also available in both English and Spanish.

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BetterLesson and Adobe release 300+ strategies for creativity, student engagement

eSchool News

As educators across the country work tirelessly to provide engaging lessons in new and ever-changing environments, there are still understandable concerns about low student engagement, low teacher morale , and a lack of professional development to meet teacher and students’ needs.

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