5 Ed-tech Programs to (RE)engage Students in the Classroom

As teachers, we think it’s the student’s job to be engaged in every lesson we teach. Listen to us lecture, take notes, and understand our every word. And we think that a well behaved student is an engaged student (and this couldn’t be any further from the truth). Being an 80’s kid myself, I think we have all seen what a behaved, yet unengaged student looks like, cue Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

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Rigor or Difficulty… You Decide

There’s a silent war being fought in the minds of educators around the globe. To many, they hide behind an old paradigm, “if it’s difficult, it must be good.” You can’t step foot in the realm of education without hearing the words “rigor” and “difficulty” being dropped on the daily. But what do they mean? And is one truly better than the other?
I read this quote the other day: Hard Hurts; Rigor Invigorates…

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