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Less lecturing, more doing: New approach for AP classes - The Seattle Times

Less lecturing, more doing: New approach for AP classes - The Seattle Times | Student Engagement | Scoop.it
Less lecturing, more doing: New approach for AP classes The Seattle Times For the second year, teachers dropped some projects and revised others, and they figured out ways to grade students on their individual contributions — one way to avoid one...
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Ky. educators report gains following iPad adoption

Ky. educators report gains following iPad adoption | Student Engagement | Scoop.it

Student engagement has increased since a Kentucky elementary school adopted a one-to-one iPad tablet computer program, educators there say. Principal Cheri Smith said the devices, which allow students to submit answers anonymously, also have helped increase their confidence and teach them about responsibility. "Technology doesn't increase achievement, but technology increases engagement and engagement in turn increases achievement," said teacher Jonathan Stovall.


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