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Student Engagement

Student Well-Being Online Summit Keeping Students and Teachers Motivated and Engaged
Join experts to learn how to address teacher morale, identify students with low engagement, and share what is working in remote learning.
February 18, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Increasing Engagement With Student Choice
Four educators discuss ways to increase student engagement, including providing choice and building a sense of classroom community.
Larry Ferlazzo, January 27, 2021
13 min read
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Student Well-Being Opinion Student 'Compliance Does Not Equal Engagement'
Four educators share suggestions for how schools can maintain student engagement, especially during the teenage years.
Larry Ferlazzo, January 24, 2021
15 min read
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Special Report Keeping Students and Teachers Motivated & Engaged
Ideas to address sagging morale and disengagement in this challenging school year.
January 6, 2021
Kahlil Kuykendall, program manager with Crittenton Services of Greater Washington, stands for a portrait at the Anacostia Community Museum, in Washington D.C., on Dec. 8, 2020.
Kahlil Kuykendall has worked through Crittenton Services of Greater Washington this year to help keep low-income students academically focused.
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Student Achievement Inside the Effort to Find and Help Disengaged Youth
When in-person learning abruptly ended last spring, schools and community groups sprang into action.
Christina A. Samuels, January 6, 2021
7 min read
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Classroom Technology Digital Games: Powerful Motivation Tool or Not So Much?
Students are far less likely than teachers to say digital games make learning more interesting.
Mark Lieberman, January 6, 2021
8 min read
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Teaching & Learning Editor's Note: Battling Low Morale and Lagging Motivation
Teachers and students are struggling with low levels of morale and motivation as millions of physical classrooms stay shuttered.
Lesli A. Maxwell, January 6, 2021
2 min read
Student Achievement Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Student Engagement and Motivation?
Quiz Yourself: How do incentives impact student engagement and motivation?
January 4, 2021
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School & District Management Vaccine Requirements, Failing Grades, Teacher Evaluations: Our Latest Survey Results
Fifty-seven percent of teachers, principals, and district leaders oppose vaccine requirements as a condition of employment or enrollment.

Holly Kurtz, December 22, 2020
7 min read
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Student Well-Being Opinion Here Are 3 Top SEL Strategies That Can Help Improve Student Engagement Right Now
SEL has always been important, but it is now more important than ever. Here are three ways to help engage students right now.
Alex Kajitani, Tom Hierck, John Hannigan & Jessica Djabrayan Hannigan , December 21, 2020
6 min read
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Mathematics Teacher Tips: Keeping Kids Engaged During Online Math Class
Math teachers share advice for making remote instruction work.
Madeline Will, December 2, 2020
1 min read
Young people celebrate the presidential election results in Atlanta. Early data on the 2020 turnout show a spike in youth voting, with Georgia, which faces a pair of senatorial runoffs, an epicenter of that trend.
Young people celebrate the presidential election results in Atlanta. Early data on the 2020 turnout show a spike in youth voting, with Georgia, which faces a pair of senatorial runoffs, an epicenter of that trend.
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School Climate & Safety As Election 2020 Grinds On, Young Voters Stay Hooked
In states like Georgia, the push to empower the youth vote comes to fruition at a time when “every vote counts” is more than just a slogan.
Evie Blad, November 13, 2020
6 min read
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Classroom Technology Personalized Learning: Same Subject. Same Teacher. 3 Different Student Experiences
Tailoring instruction to the needs of individual students is hard. It takes a lot of planning.
Mark Lieberman, November 4, 2020
4 min read
Magdalena Estiverne graduated from high school this past spring during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is currently taking online community college classes.
Magdalena Estiverne graduated from high school this past spring during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is currently taking online community college classes.
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College & Workforce Readiness COVID-19's Disproportionate Toll on Class of 2020 Graduates
The pandemic hit college-bound members of the class of 2020 from low-income homes much harder than it did their better-off peers, our survey found.
Alex Harwin, October 20, 2020
6 min read