Maximize Engagement

Maximizing Student Engagement in the Classroom: Using Individual and Small Group Dry Erase Boards to Engage All Students in Learning

Maximizing Student Engagement shows how increasing student participation in classes is easy. This book provides the how-to, strategies, and justification for using smaller dry erase response boards for individuals, or pairs of students, and how to use larger boards with small groups of students who are working together on science activities, math problems, labs, graphing exercises, or for whenever you need more feedback from students, or want small groups to work well together.

 

Maximize Engagement

Learn:
  • How to maximize student participation during question, response and work sessions
  • How to build into class activities, numerous checkpoints for learning
  • The many benefits of using both individual & small group dry erase boards and strategies for using them
  • How the larger boards can elevate productivity, participation and communication between students, and communication and understanding between students and the teacher

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If you are not using dry erase response boards this book will be the most important resource you need to get started.

If you need to convince an administrator to purchase dry erase boards for your classroom, this book will help you do so.

If you are already using dry erase response boards, this book will help you increase the positive impact of using them with students.

Book - Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. What is at stake?
  3. The Typical Classroom - Low Levels of Engagement
  4. Engaging All Students in Learning
  5. Dry Erase Boards for Individuals
  6. Dry Erase Boards for Pairs of Students
  7. Questioning and Responding: Getting the Most Out of Dry Erase Boards
  8. Dry Erase Boards for Review Games
  9. Dry Erase Boards for Small Groups - Labs, Data Collection and Presentations
  10. Dry Erase Boards for Small Groups - The Futures Wheel Strategy
  11. Dry Erase Boards for Small Groups - Concept Mapping
  12. Dry Erase Boards for Small Groups - Active Reading Strategies
  13. Dry Erase Boards for Graphing - An Introduction References

CD - Index and Contents

  1. Individuals - Middle School Math - Mean, Median, Mode Pt. A
  2. Individuals - High School English - Diagramming Sentences
  3. Individuals - High School Chemistry
  4. Individuals - High School Biology - Graphing
  5. Individuals - High School Transitional Classrooms - Dice Math
  6. Pairs of Students - Middle School Science - Float/Sink
  7. Pairs of Students - High School Biology - Graphing
  8. Small Groups - Elementary Science - Food Drop
  9. Small Group Instructor Checks - H.S. Science - Toothpick Lab
  10. Small Group Presents - High School Science - Toothpick Lab
  11. Individuals and Small Groups:English - Transitional Classroom
  12. Small Groups - Futures Wheels

Bulk Orders

Bulk Orders for Schools or Districts – This resource should be in the hands of every teacher who wants more student engagement in the classroom. Moose Moss Press will provide digital copies to a school or district to distribute to all the teachers at a bulk rate. Contact doc@moosemosspress.com for information.

Keynotes and Workshops

Keynote Address: Doc, an educator and consultant from Moose Moss Press, will kick-off the school year with a session called 10 Strategies and 100 tips to Raise Student Engagement, or provide an introductory session at the front end of an effort to implement more student engagement activities in classrooms.

Half Day Workshop: This consists of three-four hours of activities with teachers learning more about highly engaged activities, by being immersed in activities and seeing first hand how small changes in practice can reap huge benefits in student learning. Teachers will learn how to use the strategies and tools in Maximizing Student Engagement in the Classroom to significantly raise the level of student engagement in the classroom, and how simultaneously gather much more formative assessment data about student learning.