3c: Engaging Students in Learning
Creating Engaging Activities for Students
Students are more likely to be engaged in learning when lessons contain multiple correct answers and pathways to find them, student choice, relevance to students’ lives, collaboration, and rigor.
How Do We Know When Students Are Engaged?
So, how do they know if a student is engaged? What do "engaged" students look like?
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Checklist for Engaging Students in Lecture
Many teachers feel that the lecture method of instruction cannot results in student engagement at a high level. Although teachers shouldn't use any method of teaching exclusively, you can make a lecture or mini-lecture more engaging for students.
A learning contract is a working agreement between a student and the teacher that outlines how that student will meet specific learning objectives. Such a contract permits students to have control over their learning, with teacher approval.