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Student Engagement Ideas
Simple Ideas That Will Have a HUGE Impact
Badge-ify Your Class
Have Students Showoff Their Learning
Use websites like Credly or Canva to easily create
badges – students can show off their progress!
Give Out Unique Rewards
Reward Students with Easy Rewards
Different seating option, wear sunglasses in class, first
to leave, positive note home, class game.
Give Students Choice
Students Show Their Knowledge Their Way
Give students options or create a playlist for students to
choose from to model their learning or understanding.
Show Learning Destinations
Create a World for Your Students
Instead of a unit overview, change or display the unit as
a world the students might see in a video or board
game. Label tests or quizzes as levels or checkpoints.
Have students create their own avatars that move alone
as they reach different parts.
Give Starts Instead of Points
Instead of giving points, use stars, or emojis to give
students an idea of their work or progress.
Gamify Your Class
Change Wording to Relate to Students
Worksheet try Quest
Chapter 1 try Beginner Level
Test try Boss Level
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