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Week One-Exploring what others say about engagement [Aug. 25, 2011, 11:09 p.m.]

Assignment Two: Week One Readings- Pick any 2 articles to read (or more) and use the comment feature to share what you notice about the definitions of engagement presented by different folks:


what do you think about the idea for student involvement in this article?



This handout discusses elements of engagement for adolescent literacy instruction.  What are the core ideas about engagement in this article?


Overview of student engagement and the elements the author believes go into making engagement occur. What elements does this author name?  Do you agree with each element?



What is your opinion regarding the two main ways to help engagement identified by this author?


Article 4

ABCs of engagement: Which letter of the alphabet (and engagement phrase) jumped out at you and why?