Teaching & Learning

Teaching & Learning


Weaving Key Elements of Student Engagement into the Fabric of Schools

By Teri Dary, Terry Pickeral, Rob Schumer and Anderson Williams

In the context of our work on dropout prevention, we have seen the essential role student engagement plays.[1] It seems common sense that the more students are engaged, the more they will see the relevance of their...

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Student Engagement

A Recipe for Student Engagement

By Lejla Maley

The meals do not always (or ever) turn out like the picture, but the accomplishment of completing the challenge plus the joy of creating and blending something new while also learning is stimulating and fun.

Much like culinary arts, teaching has and continues to evolve. “Education is...

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Flip the Paradigm (Video 3)

By Mark A. Elgart. Ed.D.

View "Flip The Paradigm," the third in the three part Education Advantage video series.


The Education Advantage video series:

Part 1: The Poverty Paradigm


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The Poverty Paradigm (Video 1)

By Mark A. Elgart. Ed.D.

Why do kids have to go to school at the same time everyday? Why do they have to leave school at the same time every day? Why do they have to sit in classrooms in rows for 45 minutes having the exact same homework, the exact same lesson as 29 other kids? We don't, if we are willing to...

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U.S. Census Report on Poverty

The Census Bureau provides poverty data from several household surveys and programs. Here you can find poverty estimates, learn about these surveys and programs, and get...

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