Student Engagement – #TeachDifferent Reading Roundup
Compliance does not equal engagement, and engagement does not always equal learning, but learning is unlikely to happen without engagement. Here are six handpicked articles and posts from my virtual PLN about Student Engagement.
How To Ensure Students Are Actively Engaged and Not Just Compliant–An important reminder: compliance does not equal engagement. Check out these eight indicators of student engagement. MindShift
How to Determine if Student Engagement is Leading to Learning–Eric Sheninger provides some great questions to help you determine if engagement is leading to actual learning. ww2.kqed.org
Are Your Students Engaged? Don’t Be So Sure–A great look at 3 myths to make sure that you aren't confusing compliance with engagement. MindShift
Igniting Student Engagement: A Roadmap for Learning–Three practices to promote engagement in the classroom. www.edutopia.org
Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities–Six simple rules for engaging students in learning. www.edutopia.org
Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students–According to motivation guru Daniel Pink, “We have a lot of learned behavior of compliance, and hunger for external rewards and no real engagement.” The article continues with a look at Pink's new book which tackles the important issue of the dangers of standardization. KQED