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ERIC Number: EJ1155622
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
To Engage Students, Give Them Meaningful Choices in the Classroom
Parker, Frieda; Novak, Jodie; Bartell, Tonya
Phi Delta Kappan, v99 n2 p37-41 Oct 2017
Providing students with choice can be a powerful means of supporting student engagement. However, not all choice opportunities lead to improved student engagement. Teachers can increase the likelihood that students will value choice by analyzing how students associate feelings of autonomy, competence, and relatedness with the choice provided them. To illustrate, the authors present three cases of teachers providing their students with choices and explain the resultant student engagement in terms of these key student feelings.
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Language: English
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