20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement, 1st Edition

  • William N. Bender
  • Published By: Learning Sciences International
  • ISBN-10: 1941112897
  • ISBN-13: 9781941112892
  • DDC: 370.154
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This guide provides easy-to-implement solutions for engaging challenging students in the classroom. The author, William N. Bender, is a national leader on instructional tactics for the classroom, with special interests in discipline, project-based learning, technology in the classroom, differentiated instruction, and response to intervention.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
Introduction Student Engagement and Learning.
Instructional Organization for Increasing Engagement.
1: Differentiated Instruction.
2: The Flipped Class Strategy.
3: Project-Based Learning.
4: Makerspace and Genius Hour.
Tech Strategies to Increase Engagement.
5: Augmented Reality.
6: Games, Gamification, and Simulations.
7: Virtual Field Trips.
8: Coding and Robotics.
9: Individualized Computer-Driven Instruction: Khan Academy.
10: Storyboarding for Comprehension: Comic Life.
11: Animation.
Collaborative Instruction to Increase Engagement.
12: Blogging.
13: Social Networking for Learning: Twitter.
14: Wikis to Enhance Student Engagement.
15: Peer Tutoring to Enhance Student Engagement.
16: The Role-Play Instructional Strategy.
Personal Responsibility and Student Engagement.
17: Mindfulness to Increase Engagement.
18: Reward and Response Cost: ClassDojo.
19: A Growth Mindset Strategy.
20: Goal Setting and Self-Monitoring for Increasing Attention Skills.
Appendix Meta-Analysis and Effect Size.