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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: Support teachers
It is directed at students aged: 12-16
Target group: Group-centred
Main subjects involved: Mathematics
ICT involvement: no
Description of the practice: In order to help students with academic difficulties and those who cannot count on family support or go to a private academy, the school offers two different services in the afternoons.
Assisted Study: an accompaniment service for students in 1st and 2nd of ESO (11-13 years old) who need support to carry out schoolwork.
School reinforcement: focused on the mathematical field, aimed at students with difficulties in achieving mathematical skills.
Accessible to any student: yes
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why? Because they are accompanied by a professional.
Support to the practice: yes
Does this practice promote students observable participation in school related activities? Yes. It is an activity organized by the center and takes place in the center outside school hours.
Does the practice promote students sense of belonging to classmates, teachers and school? Yes. Students go to the center outside of school hours and interact with other classmates and professionals. It also helps to improve their learning to be able to follow the classes better.
Does the practice promote students giving value to success in school-related goals? Yes. Helping them improve their academic results.