Section 5: Beyond the OGT: Helping Students Achieve Success

Encouraging Student Engagement

Encouraging students to take responsibility for their academic progress can be challenging, especially at the secondary level. One way to engage students in their learning is to explain how their academic performance is relevant to their lives both in and out of school. Three ways educators can help students develop a more holistic understanding of what it means to succeed in school and beyond are working with students to help them: