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Confronting the Crisis of Engagement

Creating Focus and Resilience for Students, Staff, and Communities

With Confronting the Crisis of Engagement, bring students and faculty back from the brink. Help everyone learn to lead, laugh, and lean in, because high expectations with compassionate support will lead students back to learning.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781071894163
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2022
  • Page Count: 176
  • Publication date: August 16, 2022

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Stop apathy in its tracks with the 5 C’s of engagement

Disengagement, disenchantment, distress—the three “D’s” of many post-pandemic schools. If we are to find our way back from this brink, every student, teacher, and leader must relearn how to lean in. It’s time to focus, know one another, and stop chasing so many initiatives. It’s time to shake things up so learners want to participate.

From faculty meetings to student conferences, casual greetings to grading, you can learn to use practices that most powerfully reflect the Five C’s of Engagement:

  1. Connections — feeling known, valued, and tethered to others
  2. Conditions — being able to learn in a stable environment in which expectations are high
  3. Challenge — engaging in an endeavor knowing your “high jumps” in terms of intellectual and creative risks will be supported
  4. Control — the privilege of learning with a balance between ownership and support
  5. Collaboration — deepening one’s knowledge and identity as a learner by being skillful at relationship-building

Our students are looking to us as the grownups in the room to model what it looks like to belong, believe, and balance high expectations with compassionate support. With Confronting the Crisis of Engagement in hand, you have the guide to make that happen.

Author(s)

Author(s)

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Douglas B. Reeves

Dr. Douglas Reeves is the author of more than 40 books and more than 100 articles on leadership and education. He has twice been named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series and was named the Brock International Laureate for his contributions to education. His career of work in professional learning led to the Contribution to the Field Award from the US National Staff Development Council, now Learning Forward. He was also named the William Walker Scholar by the Australian Council of Educational Leaders. His recent books include Deep Change Leadership, Achieving Equity and Excellence, From Leading to Succeeding, and Fearless Schools. Doug is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions, with the mission to improve educational opportunities for students throughout the world using creative solutions for leadership, policy, teaching, and learning. Through this he has worked across more than 40 countries.

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Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., is a Professor in Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a member of the International Literacy Association’s Literacy Research Panel. Nancy has published in The Reading Teacher, Theory Into Practice, Reading Psychology, Early Childhood Education Journal, and Educational Leadership on research related to literacy, school leadership, and effective instruction. Current books include The Teaching Reading Playbook, Teaching Students to Drive Their Learning, Welcome to Teaching, and The PLC+ suite of books. In 2008 she was given the Early Career Achievement Award by the Literacy Research Association and is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame. She is a credentialed special educator, reading specialist, and administrator in California, and is a co-founder and administrator at Health Sciences High and Middle College.

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Douglas Fisher

Douglas Fisher, Ph.D., is professor and chair of educational leadership at San Diego State University and a leader at Health Sciences High and Middle College. Previously, Doug was an early intervention teacher and elementary school educator. He is the recipient of an International Reading Association William S. Grey citation of merit and an Exemplary Leader award from the Conference on English Leadership of NCTE. He has published numerous articles on teaching and learning as well as books such as The Teacher Clarity Playbook, PLC+, Visible Learning for Literacy, Comprehension: The Skill, Will, and Thrill of Reading, How Tutoring Works, and How Learning Works. Doug loves being an educator and hopes to share that passion with others.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Engagement Imperative


Chapter 1 - Connections: Relationships Are Essential for Engagement

Chapter 2 - Conditions - High Expectations, Attendance, and Participation Are Necessary for Engagement

Chapter 3 - Challenge: Dealing with Struggle and Failure

Chapter 4 - Control: Increase Students’ Ownership of Their Own Engagement and Learning

Chapter 5 - Collaboration: Consolidating Understanding with Others

Chapter 6 - Leading for Engagement

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Price: $34.95
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Related Resources

  • Access to companion resources is available with the purchase of this book.
  • Chapter 1: Connections  [Lessons and strategies]