Increasing Student Engagement: Collaboration
Throughout schools and classrooms implementing methods for actively engaging students in learning continues to top the list of instructional requirements.
The focus for this GPLC Instructional Topic is intended to provide opportunities for teachers to proficiently increase student engagement through a variety of strategies pertaining to student collaboration. Connections with the Danielson’s Framework will be integrated throughout this instructional topic with a real-life, hands-on application for student engagement to address diverse student needs.
The primary goal of this instructional topic will be for teachers to reflect on the meaning of student engagement, examine root causes of disengagement, identify evidence of positive student engagement within a positive classroom environment and design an effective lesson for engaging students through collaboration.