Did you know that “engagement” declines each year that a student is in a K-12 school? Boredom is an everyday struggle for nearly 60 percent of students in grades 6–12, according the annual Gallup Student Poll. The brain naturally seeks activities with which to engage – so boredom can lead to disruptive, unproductive behaviors. The percentage of students who are “actively disengaged” has skyrocketed by 20 percent over the past decade, according to Gallup.
Dr. Bryan Harris, author of Battling Boredom: 99 Strategies to Spark Student Engagement, will explore the impact of boredom on achievement and the root causes of boredom during this 70-minute webinar. Attendees will benefit from Dr. Harris’ Battling Boredom Framework, which includes strategies to begin and end a lesson, strategies for solo/independent work, strategies for reluctant learners and strategies for movement. Dr. Harris will also provide practical tools that you can incorporate in your classroom to engage students and to minimize boredom. Explore ways to:
Attendees will be asked to commit to a “7-Minute Challenge” to engage students more fully.
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The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant the afternoon prior to the webinar.
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Bryan Harris, Ed.D. has served as a classroom teacher, an elementary school principal and a district level director. Currently, Dr. Harris works full time as a consultant, speaker, trainer and author. He has trained over 18,000 educators in powerful and effective strategies that increase student engagement and achievement and is known for engaging presentations and trainings that demonstrate relevant and practical strategies. Dr. Harris is the author of five books including the popular Battling Boredom. Dr. Harris earned his doctorate from Bethel University after studying factors impacting new teacher retention.