Diversity and Courageous Leadership

By Shannon Buerk Have you ever heard the saying, “Great minds think alike”? At e2L, we believe that great minds think differently. In education, however, there is not currently diversity in the superintendency. Even though 77% of educators are female,...

Welcome to e2L Studio!

Welcome to e2L Studio!  We hope that it will help make your job easier and more engaging! So here’s a question for you: what do you need from e2L Studio? Do you need a library of resources to bring in...

Time to learn! The e2L YouTube channel

Did you know that engage2learn has a YouTube channel? Our team regularly uploads videos that show the work of our great partners, who change the lives of students every day. Our channel also features interviews with superintendents, classroom tours with...

Direct Instruction in a Small Group Environment

By Teresa Tate As a teacher, I pondered how I could deliver direct instruction that my students needed if they were working independently or in small groups. I questioned, “How can my students learn if I’m not directly teaching them?”...

Motivating Students Before and After Testing

By Dr. Luz Martinez Since the publication of “No Child Left Behind,”  high-stakes testing has become a current reality in our educational environments. In this reality, students of various grade levels are required to take standardized tests in specific areas and in specific...

Series: Interview with an Educator

Welcome to the engage2learn Leading Learners blog series! We asked students across the state of Texas to interview an educator on their campus. Hear what Harlingen CISD student Sebastian has to say while he interviewed his teacher, Mr. Becerra.  Why...

Small Group Instruction is No Small Feat

By Christin Leggett According to Time Magazine, “When we free ourselves from the notion of one person delivering information at the front of a classroom at a set pace, it allows us to completely rethink our assumptions of what a...

Series: Interview with an Educator

Welcome to the engage2learn Leading Learners blog series! We asked students across the state of Texas to interview an educator on their campus. Hear what Kilgore ISD student Anushka has to say about her teacher, Coach Dean. Teachers have an...

The Science of Small Group Instruction

By Sonia Delgado The task of meeting the needs of students with varying abilities, attitudes, learning styles, perceptual modes, multiple intelligences, diverse languages and multicultural backgrounds is often our biggest challenge in the classroom. Planning and implementing small group instruction...

Series: Interview with an Educator

Welcome to the engage2learn Leading Learners blog series! We asked students across the state of Texas to interview an educator on their campus. Hear what Kilgore ISD student Leticia has to say about her Humanities teacher, Mr. Stanley. It is...