Read about Turnaround for Children in The Huffington Post
Tom Vander Ark’s piece in the Huffington Post reflects on the Carnegie Foundation’s new report, Motivation Matters: How New Research Can Help Teachers Boost Student Engagement. Vander Ark highlights 25 key strategies to enhancing learning, citing Turnaround as an engagement solution. Here is an excerpt:
“20. Turnaround for Children, a non-profit organization that partners with high-need public schools, is one initiative that helps teachers boost motivation in a targeted, sustained, schoolwide way. Turnaround says, 10 to 15 percent of students in their partner schools are stressed to the point where they can disrupt learning for everyone; the schools are so chaotic that teachers and students can barely function in them, let alone thrive.”
Read Vander Ark’s full article, Student Motivation Matters: 25 Tips and Strategies.
Read the full Carnegie Foundation’s report, Motivation Matters: How New Research Can Help Teachers Boost Student Engagement.