How to improve student engagement

The Christensen Institute

Most teachers struggle with low student engagement, particularly at the middle school and high school levels. “My My students don’t seem to care.”. Those statements from teachers about their students are all too common. Otherwise, they will engage only when coerced.

To tackle school climate, rethink student engagement

The Christensen Institute

These teams could strategically revamp school disciplinary measures with the goal of giving students more opportunities to reform their behavior—without sacrificing classroom learning or exacerbating their risk of run-ins with the law. In part, this has to be a conversation about race: harsh disciplinary practices represent just one barrier to ensuring that schools provide students of all racial backgrounds with a safe environment where they can learn and succeed.

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How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

MiddleWeb

You have – but you likely haven’t seen them all in one place, enchanced by the rich voices and wisdom of our students. You might look at Heather Wolpert-Gawron's table of contents in "Just Ask Us" and think that you’ve seen these topics before.

Increase Student Engagement with the Top Hat Lecture Platform

EmergingEdTech

Administrative Solutions Collaboration & Brainstorming Polls, Surveys Project Based Learning Social Media & Social Learning Student Response Systems create quizzes discussions attendance polls web app top hat student engagement platform

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

6 ways to boost student engagement in online/virtual classrooms.

Linways Technologies

But no matter digital or otherwise, one thing all teachers agree about student-teacher interaction is the engagement. Students should be engaged and made to be a part of the class. It’s only obvious that engagement is different too.

Battle Boredom with Student Engagement

MiddleWeb

In Gallup surveys, students report increasing levels of classroom boredom, topping out in high school. Rita Platt finds lots to use with her own students. How do teachers counter the trend? Harris and Bradshaw offer strategies in their 2nd book on Battling Boredom.

3 critical things to know about boosting student engagement

eSchool News

Engaging high school students in learning and breaking away from the typical boredom that seems to plague so many students is a challenge–one that could be addressed differently depending on a student’s dominant mode of engagement.

Research Seeks Scale For Measuring Student Engagement

TeachThought - Learn better.

Research Seeks Scale For Measuring Student Engagement. Educators believe that student engagement in the classroom is crucial to learning and that it can increase achievement and enrollment in challenging courses while decreasing dropout rates.

Big Jump in Use of Games, Videos in K-12 Schools, Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

The number of American teachers using games in classrooms–particularly with younger students–has doubled over the past six years, according to a large survey released last week that measures national ed-tech use. T he 2015 Speak Up survey findings are the latest in a series of reports released each year by the Irvine, Calif.-based This year’s report draws from an online questionnaire of more than 500,000 students, teachers, educators and parents.

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Chromebooks and G Suite for Education Boost Student Engagement and Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Google surveys examine the impact of their products and apps in K–12 education. Classroom Hardware Notebooks

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New Research: Schools Using Technology for Greater Student Engagement

techlearning

Survey findings include: · 97% of respondents said online investigation and exploration is important. · 75% of those surveyed said that the ability to video conference is important but only 19% of respondents actually use it at their schools.

Student Engagement Still Low in U.S. Schools

Reading By Example

I don’t often repost other bloggers’ content, so when I do… Scott McLeod shared on his blog survey results from Gallup about the level of engagement in learning that secondary students are experiencing. Over 920,000 students participated last fall.

A Teacher’s Insight and a Suite of Apps Revitalized Geography—Boosting Student Engagement and Collaboration

Edsurge

Students didn’t like the traditional textbook-and-worksheet-centric course, and their teachers and district staff were concerned that a lack of engagement was translating into lower grades at Canada’s Ottawa Catholic School Board’s (OCSB) high schools. The Board wanted to help teachers better engage students; to do this effectively, it needed clearer insight into teacher needs. The finished product was a highly personalized and engaging project-based course.

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4 Critical Characteristics of High-Quality Instructional Content

Edsurge

K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. 2016 digital education survey. To Meet Students’ Needs!

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Echo360 – Learning Tools That Go Well Beyond Lecture Capture

EmergingEdTech

This Active Learning Platform Provides a Rich Set of Integrated Tools for Student Learning and Engagement I’ve been aware of Echo360 for years now, but have thought of it as predominantly a.

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?What to Think About When You're Surveying Students

Edsurge

Students hold a lot of useful information that you can use to find out all kinds of things. Assess school climate or student engagement. Learn more about student interests. If you can gather this information, it can help you make better decisions about students. Do you want to find out whether students feel their teachers are doing a good job of teaching? Whether students feel safe at school? A survey may be your answer.

The Difference a Game Makes in Student Engagement [Video]

MIND Research Institute

It’s no secret that successfully engaging students requires educators to perform a tricky balancing act. Oversimplify a lesson and students may tune out, but plan a lesson that’s too challenging and students may become frustrated and give up.

Survey: Daily classroom edtech use on the rise

eSchool News

Sixty-three percent of K-12 educators use edtech in their classrooms each day–an increase from the 55 percent reporting the same in 2016, according to an annual survey from the College of Education at the University of Phoenix.

Educators, Take Note: The Census Is a Very Big Deal

Edsurge

Instead, he is among the people he is surveying, treating each in turn, outside on the porch of a building. But I also mean the opportunity for students to fit themselves—and people like themselves—into a narrative, to see themselves as historical actors in their own right.

All Things Great and Small: 4 Ways to Build a Bridge Between Data

Edsurge

It allows them to read the room and move the students to the center of the learning, while maintaining the ability to orchestrate curriculum mastery, instructional fluidity, and assessment validity and reliability. Master teachers often struggle to articulate how artfully they use little data, but it can be the difference maker between classrooms with successful engagement and deeper learning and those that miss the mark. From Attendance to Engagement.

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Close the Digital Learning Gap: How One District Tackled Tech Disparity in the Classroom

Edsurge

The goal was simple: provide students with a well-rounded education—including technology competency—designed to help them throughout their lives. Yet, rolling out a district-wide initiative to a student body of more than 19,000 individuals is no easy feat.

American Education's War on Student Engagement: We're Losing Them!

The 21st Century Principal

A recent Gallup survey delivered what I would consider much worse news than that our students aren''t first place on the latest international assessments. That news simply stated was: "The longer our students stay in school, the less engaged they become." In a word, we are boring our students into oblivion. Engagement is a product of what we are asking our students to learn and how we are asking them to learn.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Although the district had successfully implemented conceptual approaches to math instruction for several years, the shifts in the new standards were challenging for some students. Sixty-two percent of Montgomery students are English language learners (ELL). Students can see examples.

Why Podcasting Is #Trending Since 'Serial' and Why Your Class Should Be Doing It

Edsurge

As the CEO of Listenwise , a listening skill-building company, and the host of the Student Podcast PODCAST , I am seeing the podcasting landscape in education explode. Over six thousand classes submitted podcast entries to the 2018 NPR Student Podcast Challenge. Engage with listening.

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This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

The anxiety it created for parents and students—and even teachers, because it was something new—was awful. Students also needed support when it came to the end of year state assessments. “We Sixty-two percent of Montgomery students are English language learners (ELL).

80 percent of schools using digital content, says ASCD survey

eSchool News

Survey reveals that as digital content use increases, the marketplace should ensure content is easy to integrate. ASCD members served as the survey’s participants.

What Kids Can Tell Us About Engagement

MiddleWeb

Drawing on her national survey of 1500 students, Heather Wolpert-Gawron's "Just Ask Us" brings their voices to the challenges of engagement.

How Improving Student Feedback and Teaching Data Science Restored Our Classroom Culture

Edsurge

I was in my fifth year of teaching at Forest Ridge, an independent all-girls school serving students in grades 5-12 in Bellevue, Wash., and I was feeling isolated in a room with students who didn’t seem to want to engage with my class, despite all my efforts to bring enthusiasm and passion to my work. The learning environment was tense, my students were angsty and I didn't have the information or strategies to make it better. Anonymous student.

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2018 Digital School District Survey Respondents Use Technology to Put Students First

Leadership Lounge

The Center for Digital Education’s annual survey of school districts nationwide — The Digital School Districts Survey — recognizes districts for innovating, exploring new technologies and addressing the most important challenges in education today. The 14th annual survey was conducted in the 2017-2018 school year and covered a wide range of topics from transparency efforts to digital education strategies. Student success comes first in digital strategies.

The Learning Counsel launches digital curriculum survey

eSchool News

Created to assist executives and curriculum and technology directors in guiding the transition to digital curriculum and content, the survey also offers schools the chance win national awards. The survey was created for them.”.