Student Engagement Strategies for Teachers


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How many minutes is the average adult's longest attention span?

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1. Which is the best example of an engagement strategy?

2. Which would be the least relevant lesson for a student?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When students are interested in a lesson, they are more likely to retain what they've learned. Teachers have to find ways to make information relevant and engaging to students, so that learning is fun and satisfying. Answer the practice questions in this quiz/worksheet combo to help you cement your knowledge of some methods you can use in your classroom to improve student engagement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on vocabulary and concepts such as:

  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Impediments to engagement
  • Relative value of different engagement strategies
  • Relevance
  • Reflection

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained about student attention spans
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information about reflective downtime activities
  • Knowledge application -use your knowledge to practice evaluating relative value of different engagement strategies

Additional Learning

To learn more about student engagement methods, review the accompanying lesson. The objectives addressed include:

  • Understand the role of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in student learning
  • Recognize how relevance impacts motivation and engagement
  • Know average attention span, and how that should influence lesson planning
  • Understand how to organize lessons to include student participation
  • Analyze an example of a lesson that includes a variety of engaging activities