ERIC Number: ED507474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 0
ENGAGING Teens in Their Own Learning: 8 Keys to Student Success
Vermette, Paul J.
Eye on Education
This book offers valuable teaching strategies to engage a diverse group of teens in thinking, understanding, and learning activities. It uses classroom examples to illustrate the eight "ENGAGING" factors: (1) Entice Effort and Build Community; (2) Negotiate Meaning; (3) Group Collaboratively; (4) Active Learning and Authentic Assessment; (5) Graphic Organizers; (6) Intelligence Interventions; (7) Note-making; and (8) Grade Wisely. Contents include: (1) About the Author; (2) Preface; (3) Introduction; (4) One Class in the Life... ENGAGING Mrs. Reallygood's Students; (5) Enhancing ENGAGING: Elaborations/Integrations/Differentiations; (6) From Practice to Theory and Back to Practice: Scholarly Support for ENGAGING; and (7) Begin at the Beginning: Putting ENGAGING into Action. A list of references is also included.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Performance Based Assessment, Active Learning, Learner Engagement, Adolescents, Educational Strategies, Grading, Classroom Techniques, Class Activities, Student Motivation, Learning Activities, Theory Practice Relationship, Intervention, Instructional Materials
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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