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A new Gallup poll studied factors related to student engagement, optimism, and well-being revealed that students scored relatively high on all these factors.
Except when you examine the…Continue
Added by ruthschapira on August 30, 2012 at 10:27pm — No Comments
Mention “Current Events” to a group of teens and just watch what happens. Their eyes seem to glaze over.
As if talking about something that isn’t in a textbook is a violation of protocol.
I don’t want to be an alarmist, but to some students, reading a newspaper might seem like reading information in a foreign language.
I’m not sure how much today’s teens are…Continue
Added by ruthschapira on April 3, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments
Students often miss the opportunity to discuss a disappointing grade with their teachers.
I recently wrote a post to teens encouraging them to 'work it' when they received a bad grade. The full post is here,
Why not engage in a dialogue about it? This is often a missed chance to gain information.
Do students talk to you about their grades?
The world-wide web was once a static platform. Interactivity was minimal.
Now, web 2.0 is for the prosumer, and is an active-oriented, creative and…Continue