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Encouraging Students to Strive

Encouraging Students to Strive

by Suzanne Summers A common point of frustration for many of us, as educators, is seeing students, many of whom lack self-confidence academically and/or socially, give up when confronted with difficulties. So what can we do to encourage our students to persevere?...
Two Examples from Lilly

Two Examples from Lilly

by Karry Sargologos There were a lot of great ideas on engaging students in more active learning in the classroom presented at the Lilly Conference in January. I have incorporated several into my group discussions and legislative simulations in my government classes...