Category: Student Engagement

Teach Like a PIRATE and Increase Student Engagement

If you are interested in transforming your classroom, engaging students and becoming an outrageously effective teacher, read and apply Teach Like a PIRATE right now, says our reviewer Laura Von Staden. “I took the risk at the beginning of this school year,” she writes. “I have to say, it went phenomenally well. I am committed to a pirate’s life.”

Engagement Party

Everyone’s Invited! Interactive Strategies That Engage Young Adolescents by Jill Spencer is full of adaptable ideas for student engagement that will inspire creativity and problem solving in your classroom, says reviewer Sandy Wisneski.

Banishing Boredom

Teacher librarian Lorri Kingan recommends Bryan Harris’s book, Battling Boredom – 99 Strategies to Spark Student Engagement, and its clever, simple-to-implement strategies to all teachers looking for ways to promote active student learning.