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Nov 09, 2015 Student Engagement: Attempting Better Measures of a Subjective Experience

with Ben Keeler In some of our previous blog posts we have discussed topics such as School Climate, Social-Emotional Learning, Digital Literacy, and Blended Learning. In future posts we plan on delving into the debates surrounding 21st Century learning, Parent-Teacher Relationships, Teamwork/Collaboration and Academic Motivation. Today’s post is about Student Engagement. The first step in measurement is always to agree on a clear definition. After sorting through the best academic literature on the topic, we've arrived at this one as a starting point: Students are engaged with learning when they are involved in their work, persist despite challenges and obstacles, and take visible delight...

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