Strong AERA Review for ASI Advisor’s Student-Engagement Book Featuring The Arete School

bb_post4_sampleIn his book Toward an Optimal Learning Environment: Studies of Engagement at the Moment of Instruction, ASI Advisor Professor David Shernoff of Rutgers and Northern Illinois universities presents an insightful and upbeat perspective on student engagement, one of the most compelling issues in America’s public-school system. Shernoff’s book, which includes The Arete School as one of three models for student engagement, has been praised in a number of educational circles, including this review in Educational Researcher (pdf), published by the American Educational Research Association.  And, you can read in his book what Prof. Shernoff has to say about The Arete School and its preliminary PASS program (pdf).