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Here is another example of an engaging practice that, from a professional experience, fosters students’ SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT. By school engagement we mean students’ observable participation in school activities, sense of belonging to classmates and teachers, and valuing success in school-related goals.
It is implemented by: Teacher
It is directed at students aged: 12-14
Target group: students
Main subjects involved: Cross-curricular
ICT involvement: no
Description of the practice: Students have a few stations where they have to solve riddles and other quizzes. At each station they´ll find a letter or a number once they finished the station. If they solved it correctly it will be the correct letter or digit, if not it will be the wrong one. In the end they will be able to put in all the digits they collected in the lock and if it´s the correct combination the lock will open and they´ll get a prize.
Accessible to any student: yes
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why?: There will be a prize for everybody, the only benefit for the kids who come first is that they will be able to choose which prize to take.
Support to the practice: no