Strategies For Encouraging Student Engagement is my latest Education Week Teacher post.
In it, William & Pérsida Himmele, Jennifer Gonzalez and Karen Lirenman share their ideas on how to increase the chances of all students participating all the time in class.
Here are some excerpts:
I LOVE the Jennifer Gonzalez quote…a reminder to listen, more than talk, in the classroom. Also a reminder to offer students choices in the reading and writing in which they engage in school. When they choose, their voices blossom…