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Mar 2017

An engaging Friday meeting on classroom engagement

In his previous blog post How to engage students in the classroom & beyond, trainer Vincent Chieppa shared some insight about classroom engagement. The team at Oxbridge, as part of their continuous teacher training and development, devoted a meeting to brainstorm and role play the proposed tips and guidance. We walked in our students’ shoes by becoming learners for one hour. The results was very revealing: we…

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Mar 2017

How to… engage students in the classroom & beyond

How do we engage students? Well, first of all we need to know what we mean. According to The Glossary of Education Reform, student engagement refers to:   The degree of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism, and passion that students show when they are learning or being taught, which extends to the level of motivation they have to learn and progress in their education. Believe it or not, being…

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Mar 2017

I stand corrected: Self-correction in fluency activities

Self-correction is key during any activity. In a previous post we looked at the different ways of developing self-correction in order to improve accuracy. Today, however, we will turn to promoting self-awareness during activities. The main difference between accuracy and fluency activities in terms of self-correction, is that with the latter, it is all about the flow of the discussion. For this reason it is best (in most…

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