While lesson planning, classroom management and mastery of content are significant at every level, I think most teachers would agree that student engagement is the key ingredient to the perfect school day.
Owensboro's Stephanie S. Luckett says giving her students choice about which books they read through a "tasting menu" helped them become more engaged in their own learning.
Teachers and administrators at a Hardin County elementary school are paying some of their best students a visit to recognize them for a job well done.
A trip to the Kentucky Music Educators Association’s State Marching Band Championships got me thinking about how important opportunity is for all of our students.
Henderson County's Amy Kellen shares how she learned that student engagement, by itself, doesn't necessarily mean students are learning more.
Corbin Middle School teacher Kristal Doolin shares how changing to a growth mindset helped her reach students she previously had failed to inspire.
A Rockcastle County science teacher shares what she has learned about the importance of student engagement with fellow teachers.
Tanya Jury By Tanya Jury Tanya.firstname.lastname@example.org Although it used to be the norm for teachers to close their doors, lecture for 45 minutes while students sat in rows, listened, and took notes, times have changed. Over the past several years, student engagement has started to become quite a popular topic in the realm of education. So much so, [...]
REL Appalachia is pleased to sponsor this free workshop on Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Lexington. The workshop is designed to help K-12 educators: Identify the types of student engagement educators seek to understand and measure. Identify an appropriate student engagement survey with sound psychometric properties. Learn about survey administration procedures. After the event, REL Appalachia [...]
Students who are actively engaged in their classrooms have greater learning gains than students who “opt-out” or do not participate at all. Student engagement is an ongoing challenge for teachers. Engaging Students Using Participation Techniques, presented by the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) will be held June 19-20 in Lexington. In this two-day session, K-12 teachers [...]