Entries related to: engagement

5 Easy Ways to Stay Connected Over the Summer

Summer is here, so you’ve probably been off from school for at least a few weeks. Your brain may...

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Ten Steps to Starting a Community Book Club

The first video in this series introduced Project LIT Bronx.

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Sarah's Sizzlin' Summer Strategies

The temperature is on the rise, but nothing’s quite as hot as Tch Laureate Sarah Brown...

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3 Steps to Successful Student Collaboration

Why We Hang In There

Deep sighs, rolled eyes, slumped shoulders, and hanging heads, met with...

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Essential Student Collaboration Strategies for Diverse Classrooms

Group work.

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How to Keep Going Even When You Feel Like You Can’t

Making Teaching More Manageable

We all have days (or weeks, or months) when we feel like we...

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10 Tips to End the Year with Positivity and Purpose

Inevitably, when educators get to April or May, the question of “How many days are left?” is...

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Rethinking the Teacher Role: 3 Practices to Elevate Student Engagement

I’d be very surprised to find a teacher that has fallen asleep at night thinking, “In what ways...

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Eliciting Engagement with Earth Day Every Day

A couple of years ago, the FIRST LEGO League robotics theme was “Trash Trek.” That was the year...

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Is Peer Teaching on Your Classroom Menu?

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I Am Going To The Getty Villa! An Ability Guidebook

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Embracing Virtual Journeys in Science

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Doing Poorly on Purpose: Why Smart Kids Choose to Not Do Well

As a teacher myself, I feel your pain when a capable student chooses -- yes, chooses -- not to...

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Youth In Front: New Resource in Support of Youth Civic Engagement

We've all witnessed an impressive array of youth civic engagement in the last month in the wake...

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What Makes You Mad? Channeling Student Energy Into Action

When was the last time you asked your students, “What makes you really mad?

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How YA Novels Help Teachers Build Empathy

We walk through our classroom doors and want to relate to our students. We want to understand...

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Winter Olympics: 5 Rings, 5 Events, 5 Engineering Challenges

"Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up it’s…”  Olympics time!

~ Sanka Coffie, Cool Runnings

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Tch Talks 24: Inviting Socratic Questioning Into The Classroom

What are the questions that your students carry inside of them but rarely ever discuss?

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Engaging Students in Socratic Seminars

Ready to teach like Socrates? We’ve got the videos to show you just how to do it!

In its...

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10 Top-Notch Strategies in 12 Minutes: Student Participation

Every teacher strives for an active classroom buzzing with engaged and eager students. However,...

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