Engaged Classrooms offers a comprehensive approach to instruction, classroom management, and discipline. Educators use research-based instructional strategies and classroom practices to build a classroom environment in which students feel safe, engaged, and challenged.
Educators trained in the Engaged Classrooms approach take personal responsibility for students’ learning and academic success by providing quality instruction and personalized support to ensure students meet standards of proficiency and excellence.
After Engaged Classrooms implementation, schools report improved attendance, course completion rates, and GPAs, as well as stronger academic perseverance. They also report lower rates of course failure, dropouts, late arrivals, absenteeism, disciplinary referrals, and suspensions.
For Engaged Classrooms, we offer:
The Engaged Classrooms approach is built on the recognition that effective teaching needs to address both instructional practices and classroom management. For schools that wish to focus on just one of these areas, we offer Learner-Centered Teaching and Guided Discipline.
When teachers participate in Engaged Classrooms training and coaching, they learn:
When students attend schools that have implemented Engaged Classrooms, they:
When schools implement Engaged Classrooms, they gain:
“Educators need to understand how best to help adolescents develop as learners in their classes. This should not be framed as an additional task for teachers, though for many it may mean teaching in new ways. By helping students develop the noncognitive skills, strategies, attitudes, and behaviors that are the hallmarks of effective learners, teachers can improve student learning and course performance while also increasing the likelihood that students will be successful in college.”
Camille A. Farrington, et al., Teaching adolescents to become learners, The role of noncognitive factors in shaping school performance: A critical literature review