Defining and Supporting Engagement, Part 1: Creating a Shared Understanding of Intellectual Engagement

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: In this learning cycle we’ll offer various resources to enhance engagement in the classroom. In order to support and sustain engagement in the classroom, students and teachers alike benefit from a shared understanding of what engagement looks like. In this 40-minute professional learning activity, “Creating a shared understanding of intellectual engagement,” you will develop a shared definition of rigorous instruction and intellectual engagement.

As a reminder, teachers have access to 70 Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) eBook titles. Some titles that connect to building a culture for learning include:

Check back soon for our post which will explore “minds-on” participation and engagement through pre-writing or view our other resource series.

Take action: Visit to access these resources and many more.

For more information: Email the Teacher Effectiveness team.