Cognitive Engagement

Teacher with students

Researchers have concluded that all students need instruction that is cognitively challenging. This document provides information about and support for cognitive engagement in the classroom. The document describes the benefits of a cognitively challenging curriculum and the downsides of a more routine and less challenging curriculum.

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