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Student disengagement is a huge challenge for teachers everywhere. Leading education expert Jennifer Fredricks empowers teachers to reengage students at all levels with powerful examples and clear-eyed implementation strategies that build essential 21st century learning skills. Teachers get the core facts about the causes, consequences, and solutions to disengagement and learn to confidently: Identify students most at risk for disengagement; Implement student-centered, project-based learning practices for maximum educational outcomes; Work effectively with diverse groups of disengaged youth; Build positive peer cultures and high-quality student-teacher relationships

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Myth 3: What Happens Outside of School Competes with Academics: How Out-of-School Time and Families Affect Engagement in School

Myth 3: What happens outside of school competes with academics: How out-of-school time and families affect engagement in school

In the United States, students are only in school for seven hours each day, for an average of 180 out of 365 days a year. Therefore, it makes little sense to discuss how to engage students in classroom learning without considering the settings in which students live and spend their time. The reality is that youths spend a greater percentage of their waking hours in activities outside of the classroom than those inside in the classroom. Students can spend this out-of-class time in settings and with people that ...

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