Effectively using technology in the classroom increases student engagement and helps students apply and learn skills they will need to be ready for college or a meaningful career when they finish high school.
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced a new video segment showing how to increase student engagement with technology in the classroom and student email. The teaching strategy is available to all educators as part of “Strategy of the Week,” a weekly publication with teaching strategies to increase student success and educator effectiveness.
“Effectively using technology in the classroom increases student engagement and helps students apply and learn skills they will need to be ready for college or a meaningful career when they finish high school,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “This type of teaching and integration of real-life skills and job practices is essential to help ensure 100 percent of students graduate ready for 21st century jobs.”
In this video segment, educators will see a district literacy coach outline a teaching strategy to increase student engagement using student email, including:
- Some websites and online services she likes to use to help increase student engagement
- The writing and composition skills that go along with learning how to use email
- Valuable activities students can do with their emails
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Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency by an average of 18 percent in a single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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