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Student Engagement

September 22, 2023

The Proven Benefits of a Student-Centered Classroom

Many schools are shifting their instructional strategy to student-centered approaches, and for good reason. In this paper, learn the research behind student-centered classrooms and its proven benefits. ...
Matt Homrich-Knieling May 10, 2023

Maintaining Student Engagement Through the End of the School Year with Reflection-Based Projects

The school year is winding down, but that doesn’t have to mean students are disengaged! We’ve compiled a list of reflection-based activities to maintain student engagement through the end of the year....
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 4:00pm EST

Strengthen Classroom Community Throughout the Entire School Day

Join BetterLesson and Kikori in a discussion of the importance of strong learning communities and daily practices that can support them....
Teacher helping high school students with laptop and tablet
Morgan Atkins September 8, 2022

Four Ways to Help Students Adjust to the Classroom

Prioritizing student social-emotional well-being from the start of the school year saves teacher time and energy throughout the year. ...
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Students use devices in a classroom.
Shawna Smith August 25, 2022

Addressing Unfinished Learning this School Year

A veteran teacher shares tips for addressing unfinished learning to ensure long-term student success in the 2022-23 school year....
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Teacher helping group of students use tablet
Morgan Atkins, Bryanna Costello July 30, 2022

How One Teacher Created a Culture of Growth with Goal Setting and BetterLesson

See how one teacher created a culture of feedback with her students in order to drive their academic growth....
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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 3:00pm EST

BetterLesson Live | Cultivate a Growth Mindset by Developing Executive Functioning Skills in Students

Watch an application-packed session designed to help you understand what executive functioning skills are and why they matter so much in student learning....
Teacher helping a student with writing
March 18, 2021

Meeting Students Where They Are

Get the guide to learn strategies for different learning environments to support all students — especially students with disabilities....
Teacher helping group of students.
Lisa Gottfried March 2, 2021

How a Simple Nature Journal Practice Can Nurture Student Engagement in Any Subject

A simple nature journal assignment can help your students discover mindfulness and re-engage in their learning. Learn how....
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