This is an interview with Heather Wolpert-Gawron who is an award-winning middle school teacher an author of "Just Ask Us: Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement" She suggests nine practices that promote engagement in this article.Source:
Larry Ferlazzo, Ed Week, January 11, 2018Description:
I think some teachers shy away from engagement strategies because they are consumed by content and consumed by the myth that they have to be the ones driving that content. The fact is, however, that when students are engaged, the teaching itself takes less effort from the teacher. The students begin to drive the content. And let's face it, it's easier to teach engaged students than disengaged ones. Read the full article here!