Tag Archives: Student Engagement


Busting the Myth of Student Engagement

Busting the Myth of Student Engagement

The following is an excerpt of our latest article on student engagement, “Demystifying Student Engagement,” written by Jaime LaForgia, director of professional development content, Discovery Education. Picture a student-centered classroom full of inquiry and engagement. Seventh-grade students are in groups — some around a computer conducting a virtual lab from Discovery Education Techbook, others working with


What Student Engagement Is, and Is Not

Teachers seem to be pressured into finessing their lessons around ever-changing educational trends. When I first began teaching 12 years ago, the (seemingly) only thing my supervisors were looking for was a posted mastery objective. A few years later, it was all about appealing to visual learners with our fancy new projectors and white boards.


The Student Experience: Engaging and Assessing Young Scientists: DEN SCIcon with Mike Bryant

Just a reminder that all the webinars will be archived and resources shared on the DEN Global blog. Click here to download Mike’s presentation. Also, you can access the STEM anthem written and performed by Lodge McCammon by clicking here. Bryant began by remembering a language arts teacher who once told him you “have to


Lunch & Learn: Fast-Food Takeout for the Classroom

Jennifer Brinson, SHS IT Can learning be fun, engaging, and collaborative. Absolutely, especially when DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson explores engagement strategies with teachers–during lunch. If you are a coach looking for a new way to reach, teach and learn with teachers, Lunch & Learn is an innovative way to sandwich interactive instruction into 25 fun