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Week 1B- Exploring Engagement Through Others [Sept. 18, 2011, 8:53 p.m.]

Pick any article 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 ideas for student voice and involvement in this article? Could any of these ideas be developed in your learning environment?

"Using Student Engagement to Improve Adolescent Literacy" from Learning Point Associates (all rights reserved)."
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?

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