• A Look Inside “Countering Bullying and Harassment”

    In conjunction with October’s status as National Bullying Prevention Month, we’re sharing a look inside our related publication, Countering Bullying and Harassment: Skill-Based Lessons to Move from Bystander to Ally. Engaging Schools published this curriculum, focused on grades 6-10, in 2013. Author Jane Harrison, who is also an Engaging Schools professional services consultant, brought her…

  • Foundational Activators to Increase Engagement (free download)

    Since its release in the fall of 2013, Activators: Classroom Strategies for Engaging Students in Middle and High School has been one of our best-sellers. As you gear up to go back into the classroom after what we hope was a restful winter break, we’re sharing Chapter Four of Activators as a free download. This chapter, Foundational…

  • Engaged Classrooms and SEL in Anchorage, Alaska

    From time to time, we share a snapshot the ways schools and districts are working with Engaging Schools. Today, let’s visit Anchorage, Alaska, where for more than 25 years, Engaging Schools has been supporting teachers and leaders in the Anchorage School District to integrate academics with social and emotional learning (SEL) for almost 48,000 students in more than 100 schools and…

  • Increasing Engagement at IS27

    Anning S. Prall Intermediate School, Magnet School with Applied Learning with Technology Integration–located in Staten Island, New York and better known as IS27–is a diverse middle school serving more than 1,100 students. In 2013, IS27’s leaders started partnering with Engaging Schools to increase student engagement in classrooms to improve student behavior and raise achievement. Engaging Schools consultant M.J….

  • Engaged Classrooms: Learning and Teaching for Rigor, Creativity, and Ownership Workshops — March and April in MA and CO

    Engaged Classrooms, one of our core professional services, offers an approach to instruction, classroom management, and discipline that fosters academic, social, and emotional learning and development in each and every student. In order to expand access to our work, we’re pleased to offer the Engaged Classrooms: Learning and Teaching for Rigor, Creativity, and Ownership workshop….

  • Two new articles on school discipline from the staff of Engaging Schools

    Engaging Schools’ Carol Miller Lieber and Michele Tissiere published “Recalibrating Climate, Culture, and Discipline“ in Principal Leadership, a publication of the National Association of Secondary School Principals. And Larry Dieringer participated in a roundtable discussion covered in a special section on school discipline and expulsion in the same issue.

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