Drive boredom out of your classroom – and keep it out – with the student-engagement strategies in this book. You’ll learn how to gain and sustain the attention of your students from the moment the bell rings. Perfect for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, these activities go head-to-head with student boredom and disengagement, resulting in class time that’s more efficient, more educational, and loads more fun!
Author Bryan Harris, an expert in student engagement and classroom management, has extensive experience in K-12 motivation and brain-based learning. In this book, he brings together 99 simple, ready-to-use ideas for teachers looking to overcome student boredom and illuminate classroom lessons in a dynamic, interactive way. Bonus strategies show you how to engage even the most reluctant learners.
You aren’t in a classroom to be bored, you’re there to be educated," notes the Library Bookwatch. Keeping that fact in mind, the review praises Harris’ book and names it as "a strongly recommended pick for any educator who doesn’t want to delve into boredom. —Library Bookwatch
I would recommend Harris’ book to all teachers looking for ways to engage students. His 99 strategies are clever, simple to implement and in the hands of a good teacher will certainly help promote active learning. —Lorri Kingan, Library Media Specialist, Green Local Schools
Bottom line: Battling Boredom is a treasure trove of great ideas for keeping things interesting in class... every strategy is completely doable, with no supplies or complicated preparation needed. —Celine Provini, Editor, EducationWorld.com
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