Weekly Round Up

Happy Friday! We wanted to share with you some articles and blog posts we found around the web this week. Hope you enjoy!

Pupils’ grades soar after introduction of free laptops
Does an e-learning environment increase student engagement? And increase attendance while decreasing the number of suspensions in a year? Read how this Dublin school is using more technology in its classrooms and seeing improvement in student grades.

The Problem with Student Engagement
Do schools really understand the idea of student engagement? And is the student engagement movement headed in the best direction?

The Fun Theory
While this is all about a VW marketing campaign, imagine what the concept of the “Fun Theory” could do in the classroom!

How Rewards Can Backfire and Reduce Motivation
Are rewards really effective? Or do they cause more harm than good?