Day: June 12, 2014

Whole-group questioning isn’t good enough anymore

Ritual Engagement Strategies that Help Assess Learning and Increase Rigor

by Scott Sterling, Learning Sciences International Ritual engagement sounds like a scary term, bringing to mind pictures of Mayan sacrifice. It’s actually just the little things you do during a lesson to assess learning informally. If done correctly, they become a habit (hence the “ritual”). For most teachers, this takes