TITLE

CREATING THE ENVIRONMENT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADERS TO BE ENGAGED IN LEARNING

AUTHOR(S)
Mulholland, Rita
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers a snapshot view into an 8th grade English class for struggling learners. A structured, predictable interactive classroom with the teacher guiding the students through the reading, and using technology to support the writing, created the learning environment that actively engaged the students in their own learning. Students' inappropriate behaviors disappeared as they were successful in their work. The weekly computer printout of their grades empowered them to monitor their own growth.
ACCESSION #
23087153

 

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