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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: Teachers
It is directed at students aged: 15-16
Target group: Class-centered
Main subjects involved: Languages
ICT involvement: no
Description of the practice: The rules are written on paper. The teacher collects them and the students sign the paper. Now, in preparation for Christmas, there is a self-assessment on the same paper with the following options to tick: practising, doing well, can already guide a friend in the right direction. So, this is what we developed when there were so many behavioural and other problems in the class.
Accessible to any student: yes
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why?: The rules say that everyone has the right to a peaceful, safe learning environment.
Support to the practice: no