Even on the very best of days we have a variety of learners with various levels of engagement in our classrooms. We may find a student who notices each tick of the clock and agonizes over every second. This type of student may comply with
Is student engagement a behavior or a cognitive process?
Every industry has its jargon and education is no exception. We throw around words like rigor and relevance, high order thinking, research-based strategies¸ and response to intervention. For a number of reasons, my personal favorite is