The myth of student engagement
"Caring about students beyond the boundaries of the
classroom is the first step of sparking engagement,"
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Student Engagement is often confused with only teaching topics students are interested in or are related to one another. Here is an article on true student engagement - reaching each child through his strengths. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
PISA: U.S. students score above average in creative problem-solving
Fifteen-year-old students in the U.S. who took part in a new Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, problem-solving exam scored above average in creative problem-solving. The test questions differed from traditional PISA math questions in that they were offered online and used a more interactive question-and-answer format. Singapore ranked highest overall in problem-solving. The Hechinger Report/Education By The Numbers (4/1), T.H.E. Journal (4/1)