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Changing Schools vol. 71, Spring 2014
What is engagement today? 

This issue of Changing Schools delves into student engagement—what it is and what educators can do to systematically engage all students in their learning.

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Here’s a look at the articles in this issue:

  • What is engagement, why does it matter, and how can we influence it? Kirsten Miller gives an overview.
  • School improvement experts Wayne Craig and David Hopkins talk to Heather Hein about the importance of curiosity in school success.
  • McREL’s Robin Wisniewski makes the case for implementing a multi-tiered system of support as a way to systematize engagement for all learners.
  • A cutting-edge program is successfully engaging high school students in nanoscience and technology. Roger Fiedler writes about NanoExperiences.
  • Elizabeth Hubbell, co-author of The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching, writes about better engaging teachers in professional development using a blended learning approach.
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