Practical teaching strategies to engage students in every grade

06/6/2013 | Edutopia.org

Making global issues personal is a great way to engage middle-school students, authors Laura Weaver and Mark Wilding write in this blog post. They suggest this and other easy-to-implement strategies to maintain engagement at all grade levels. Among the ideas are to hold a daily moment of silence for elementary-school students to start each day, a community circle for sharing thoughts for middle-school students and using inspirational quotes to start high-school classes.

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