Key to student engagement

five pathsEducation experts Dennis Shirley and Andy Hargreaves have written a new book aimed at educators looking to promote active engagement in the classroom and improve student learning. Based on examples from seven years of research, Five Paths of Student Engagement: Blazing the Trail to Learning and Success (Solution Tree, 2021) integrates psychological and sociological perspectives and delves deeply into the what, why, and how of student engagement. Teachers will learn who and what the true enemies of student engagement are and how to implement practices that lead directly to students’ well-being, learning, and success. Five Paths of Student Engagement is featured by TES Research Review. | Shirley is a Duganne Faculty Fellow and professor at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College. He is the author/co-author of several books, including The Mindful Teacher. Hargreaves is professor emeritus at the BC Lynch School and author/co-author of Collaborative Professionalism and the memoir Moving, among other titles. Shirley and Hargreaves have previously collaborated on the books The Fourth Way and The Global Fourth Way. 

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