You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators,
as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to
improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments
about these blogs, please don't hesitate to
let us know.
Projects designed to embrace holiday and seasonal themes -- and timed to coincide with the holiday schedule -- can relieve pressure on the teacher, enthuse students, and keep them learning and engaged up to the last moment.
Six key rules for student engagement include making it meaningful, fostering efficacy, autonomy support, collaborative learning, establishing positive teacher-student relationships, and mastery orientations.