All Fun or All Learning? Create Rigorous AND Engaging Classrooms!
- Quarter or Semester/Trimester
- Creating academic student buy-in beyond grades
- Kid Aims
- Student Jobs/Roles
- Joy Factor
- Class Rewards
- Beyond Entertainment: Choosing Culturally Relevant Content
- Parent Engagement
- Behavioral Tracking
What comes first? The chicken or the egg? Fun or academic rigor? Learn to teach both engaging and academically rigorous lessons. Don’t just look to Pinterest for ideas! You can learn to incorporate both of these concepts using a variety of activities, resources, and routines that will create a positive yet serious learning culture that attracts the interest of your students, their parents, and your school community.