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Student Engagement

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Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver February 23, 2021

Re-Engaging Students Through Story Telling Sparks Creativity

BetterLesson Coach Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver shares how giving students a chance to tell their stories throughout the year can deepen connections and build student engagement....
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Kennedy Schultz December 15, 2020

I Wish My Teacher Knew: Strengthening Student Engagement in Remote Learning

BetterLesson instructional coach Kennedy Schultz shares how she worked with a teacher to create stronger student connections in remote learning....
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Student using laptop at home
BetterLesson October 27, 2020

300+ Adobe Strategies to Foster Creativity and Student Engagement

These free Adobe instructional strategies for middle school, high school, and higher education work in distance, hybrid, or blended learning classrooms. They're designed to inspire students and teach the skills they need to succeed in school and in the future....
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Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver September 15, 2020

How Do I Increase Student Engagement in Distance Learning?

Keeping students engaged during distance learning can be tough. Learn some tips to ensure students are actively learning during the synchronous time....
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Plant and book.
Monika Moorman September 24, 2019

Strategies to Support Questioning and Discussion in a Literacy Classroom

Are you creating meaningful and engaging opportunities for students to actively interact with text? Follow these literacy strategies to enable students to dig deeper and think more critically....
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Cheryl Belknap April 12, 2019

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Try a New Strategy, Part 2

In spite of all of the important spring business, you couldn't actually pick a better time to try a new instructional strategy....
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Pencil and ruler.
Cheryl Belknap March 14, 2019

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Try a New Strategy, Part 1

Explore a few student-centered instructional strategies that can be implemented in the classroom immediately....
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Working professional.
Jennifer Taft March 7, 2019

Empowering and Supporting Teachers as Adult Learners

Explore how to adopt more reflective processes and give teachers personalized support to empower them as adult learners....
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Text bubble conversation.
Ann Stewart February 21, 2019

The Breakout Box Phenomenon – Will This New Teaching Tool and Strategy Benefit My Classroom?

Read how one teacher used the Breakout Box instructional strategy to build student engagement and collaboration....
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