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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 and students
It is directed at students aged: 6-8
Target group: Class-centered
Main subjects involved: Social Skills
ICT involvement: no
Description of the practice: Some students volunteer for peer counselors for the class. If students have something on their mind and the teacher isn’t available, they can choose to talk to the peer counselors first.
Accessible to any student: yes
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why? When a teacher isn’t available, students still get to talk to someone about what’s on their mind.
Support to the practice: no