31 minutes | Feb 23, 2017

[Episode 12] Increasing Student Engagement Through Democratic Teaching Practice

Join Channa Comer, former NYC middle school science teacher and current Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, currently serving in the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy, as she discusses how incorporating Democratic Teaching Practice and Cogens in the classroom increase student engagement. If you've ever wanted to try to add more voice and choice to your practice, this method mght just be for you. Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Channa's Teaching Channel VideoDesign Thinking for EducatorsSci-Ed InnovatorsLahey, J. “To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions.”Emdin, C. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education.Basu, S.J. Calabrese Barton, A. Tan, E. (editors). Democratic Science Teaching: Building the Expertise to Empower Low-Income Minority Youth in Science.
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