The e2L Process–Magnetized

The e2L Framework is known for helping in turnaround situations. While our partners have had impressive results in this area, the e2L Framework is also used to overhaul magnet programs. e2L’s work magnetizes a school’s growth. Our process helps districts...

Growth mindset as a leader

Growth mindset isn’t just a skill for learners and educators. It’s a crucial component of effective leadership. It’s possible to be in a position of authority without a growth mindset, but that makes you a boss, not a leader. See...

5 Steps to Form Shared Beliefs

By Shannon Buerk I will never forget our first Strategic Planning retreat as an organization. It took place in 2011, a mere seven months after we launched engage2learn; the location was our living room. With an intimate group of e2L...

Growth Mindset with e2L Studio

Do you ever sit and think to yourself: how can I do this better? That’s a growth mindset. And that’s what our team of mad scientists do with e2L Studio every day. We ask ourselves, “How can we make this...

Social emotional learning makes schools safer

School is back in session, and campuses are abuzz with activity. Safety and security is always a concern in public schools, especially after many acts of violence in our schools last year. Educators, leaders, community members, parents, and students are...

Digital literacy and achievement

Digital literacy is the key to navigating an uncertain but bright future. As the world continues to digitize in new, exciting ways, it’s clear that our students’ futures will be filled with screens. They need to not only understand technology,...

The Four Tendencies and Training

By Jamie Zertuche and Ashley Guadarrama You are about to embark on a training journey! This training will be different. It will not be as teacher-directed as most training environments. You will be asked to self-assess, set goals, take risks, and...

Finding Meaning Admist Darkness

                By Christin Leggett As an educator and military spouse, I often find myself looking for an explanation for our life’s purpose. After all, those living a similar gypsy lifestyle are all too...

e2L Studio: Help!

You may (or may not) have noticed a new addition to e2L Studio: a question mark. This isn’t just any old punctuation, however! This particular question mark, found to the left of your initials in the upper right hand corner...

Students’ Corner: My Public School Experience

Welcome to the engage2learn Leading Learners blog series! We asked students across the state of Texas to interview their peers. Hear Kilgore ISD student Leticia interview her peers about their experience in public education. I am pleased to introduce Student A...