Category: Teachers

  • Previously… (About Student Engagement)

    This is the first post here, but this isn’t the start of my efforts into engagement. Here is some of the stuff that I have looked at so far. Theories of Engagement 1. The use of Scoreboards Scoreboards are everywhere. They are in all sports but also other areas of life Think about a share […]

  • New, Novelty and Engagement

    This is the third in a short series on student engagement. (1, 2) Let me ask before we get started…  When do you think is the time you will feel most engaged in this article? For most people, it’s probably when you first heard of it or saw it You made an action (such as clicking) […]

  • Stories and Storytelling for Student Engagement

    This is the second in a short series on student engagement. I am no expert, I am teacher looking into engagement. No prizes for guessing that stories engage people. Here’s a little more detail that I found about why stories and storytelling is so engaging 1. Stories are easy to remember It’s like our brains […]

  • Scoreboards as an Example of Engagement

    This is the first in a short series about examples of engagement that I have found and looked into. I am not an expert in engagement. How do you keep students engaged at school? How does engagement even work? Scoreboards – Engagement Exmaple #1 “People play differently when they are keeping score” 4 Disciplines of […]

  • STEM Resources for Teachers

    It takes me a couple of tries to find a good resource to refer to these days. To save you the trouble, this list has all the not so good ones already pruned out. Quantity not quality. Let’s get into it. Podcasts *Note – If you have an android phone, you can search for an […]