Successful Strategies for Improving Student Engagement

Authors: Matthew Nolan and Summer Washington

Differentiated Instruction Strategies
3-2-1 Summarizer: Students states three things they learned, 2 ways the information relates to them personally, and 1 question they have about the material.
ABC Review: From a container, students draw tiles with letters on them. The student needs to make a statement about the topic beginning with the letter.
Brace Maps: these maps work well when showing parts of a whole as well as physical relationships of an object. It helps tap into spatial reasoning.
Bridge Maps: Bridge maps provide a visionary pathway for creating and interpreting analogies. They are used for developing analogical reasoning and metaphorical concepts for deeper content learning.
Bubble Maps: this is good to design process of describing attributes of something.
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 Flipping (Out)
 It's only ONE way, not THE way
 It's about a willingness to change some aspect of
your teaching – to make a gradual shift toward
engagement and active learning.
 Get students engaged and active to where they
think you are going to ask them something – they
write more down and are better prepared and
engaged; they remember more!
"Once you engage the students' minds, there's an
eagerness to learn, to be right, to master"
achived and presented by Erik Mazur, Harvard Professor

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also useful read: The Learning Pyramid