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ERIC Number: EJ1116554
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Oct
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
The Icing or the Cake?
Doubet, Kristina J.; Hockett, Jessica A.
Educational Leadership, v74 n2 p16-20 Oct 2016
In this article, authors Kristina J. Doubet and Jessica A. Hockett argue that student engagement is more than a decorative icing on a cake; it's the cake itself. They cite research that an engaged student is more likely to invest in and understand the content being taught. With this in mind, the authors detail the following four principles that teachers can use to plan lessons for greater student engagement: build teacher-student and student-student relationships, create interest through concepts and essential questions, gauge and respond to student progress frequently, and offer choice. Doubet and Hockett provide practical suggestions to help educators implement each of these principles.
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Language: English
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